Category Archives: Ontogeny

Between Culture and Biology – Perspectives on Ontogenetic Development

Most of the literature on ontogenetic development follows either a cultural or a biological perspective, defying attempts at integration. Between Culture and Biology challenges this trend by presenting these divergent perspectives and reflecting their differences and similarities. The chapters emphasize … Continue reading

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Ontogeny and Social Dominance: A Developmental View of Human Power Patterns

Developmental science has long evolutionary roots and has historically focused on individual differences. Accordingly, developmental models can inform conversations about phylogeny and personality. The present paper evokes life history theory to describe a theoretical model of competitive behavior that applies … Continue reading

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