GROUP SELECTION

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., Pam M.S., "GROUP SELECTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/group-selection/ (accessed November 27, 2020).
SHARE