Aging is a Group-Selected Adaptation

Theory, Evidence, and Medical Implications
by Joshua Mitteldorf
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Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: February 03, 2017

ISBN: 9781315354033

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Although books exist on the evolution of aging, this is the first book written from the perspective of again as an adaptive program. It offers an insight into the implications of research on aging genetics, The author proposes the Demographic Theory of Senescence, whereby aging has been affirmatively selected because it levels the death rate over time helping stabilize population dynamics and prevent extinctions.