GROUP SELECTION

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the term describing the concept that social groups can act as adaptive units in natural selection. See kin selection. Compare individual selection.

GROUP SELECTION: "Group selection sees social groups being able to adapt."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GROUP SELECTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/group-selection/ (accessed July 1, 2022).

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