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Three kinds of niche construction

Aaby BH, Ramsey G

Three kinds of niche construction. The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, DOI: 10.1093/bjps/axz054

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Anton SC, Potts R, Aiello LC. 2014

Evolution of early homo: an integrated biological perspective. Science. 345(6192): 1236828

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Adam’s Tongue: How Humans Made Language, How Language Made Humans. New York: Hill & Wang

PNAS Front cover

Boivin N, et al. 2016

Ecological consequences of human niche construction: examining long-term anthropogenic shaping of global species distributions. PNAS. 113(23): 6388-96

Evolution 59 Front cover

Boni MF, Feldman MW. 2005

Evolution of antibiotic resistance by human and bacterial niche construction. Evolution. 59(3): 477–91

Abstract from Bioscience 56

Boogert NJ, Laland KN, Paterson DM. 2006

The implications of niche construction and ecosystem engineering for conservation biology. Bioscience. 56(7): 570–78

Journal of Ecology front cover

Brathen KA, Raivolainen VT. 2015

Niche construction by growth forms is as strong a predictor of species diversity as environmental gradients. Journal of Ecology. 103(3):701–13

Ecology Letters front cover

Buser CC, Newcomb RD, Gaskett AC, Goddard MR. 2014

Niche construction initiates the evolution of mutualistic interactions. Ecology letters. 17(10): 1257-1264

Evolution 68 issue 11 front cover

Callahan BJ, Fukami T, Fisher DS. 2014

Rapid evolution of adaptive niche construction in experimental microbial populations. Evolution. 68(11): 3307-16

PNAS Front cover

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Controlled fire use in early humans might have triggered the evolutionary emergence of tuberculosis. PNAS. 113(32): 9051-6 

Abstract Birth of the Holobiont

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The birth of the holobiont: multi-species birthing through mutual scaffolding and niche construction. Biosemiotics. 8(2): 191-210 

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Chiu L. 2019

Decoupling, commingling, and the evolutionary significance of experiential niche construction. In Evolutionary Causation: Biological and Philosophical Reflections, ed. T Uller, KN Laland, pp. 127–52. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press

Abstract from Americal Naturalist

Clark AD, et al. 2020

Niche construction affects the variability and strength of natural selection. The American Naturalist. 195(1):16-30

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Ecosystem engineering across environmental gradients: implications for conservation and management. BioScience. 56(3): 211–218

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Creanza N, Feldman MW. 2014

Complexity in models of cultural niche construction with selection and homophily. PNAS. 111(Supplement 3):10830–37

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Cultural evolutionary theory: how culture evolves and why it matters. PNAS114(30): 7782-9 

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Abstract Trends in Ecology & Evolution

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Macroevolution of ecosystem engineering, niche construction and diversity. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 23(6): 304–10

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Seeds of diversity. Science. 308(5729):1752–1753

Abstract from Developmental Science 16

Flynn EG, Laland KN, Kendal RK, Kendal JR. 2013

Developmental niche construction. Developmental Science. 16(2): 296-313 

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The niche construction of cultural complexity: interactions between innovations, population size and the environment. Philosophical Transactions Royal Society B. 372(1735): 20160428 

Abstract from Journal of Ecology

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Community level engineering effects of Triglochin maritima (seaside arrowgrass) in a salt marsh in northern New England, USA. Journal of Ecology. 92(4): 589-97

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The Creative Spark: How Imagination Made Humans Exceptional. London: Penguin

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Gerbault P, et al. 2011

Evolution of lactase persistence: an example of human niche construction. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 366(1566):863–77

Quarterly review front cover

Gilbert SF, Sapp J, Tauber AI. 2012

A symbiotic view of life: we have never been individuals. Quarterly Review Biology. 87(4): 325-341 

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Developmental symbiosis facilitates the multiple origins of herbivory. Evolution and Development 22(1-2): 154-64

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Viral niche construction alters hosts and ecosystems at multiple scales. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 29(11): 594-9

Abstract from Functional Ecology 7

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The ecological impact of animal nests and burrows. Functional Ecology. 7(1): 5–12

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Kendal JR, Tehrani JJ, Odling-Smee FJ. 2011

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American Naturalist front cover

Krakauer DC, Page KM, Erwin DH. 2009

Diversity, dilemmas, and monopolies of niche construction. The American Naturalist. 173(1):26–40

Abstract from Ecology Letters 11

Kylafis G, Loreau M. 2008

Ecological and evolutionary consequences of niche construction for its agent. Ecology Letters. 11(10):1072–81

Ecology Letters 14 front cover

Kylafis G, Loreau M. 2011

Niche construction in the light of niche theory. Ecology Letters. 14(2): 82-90 

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Laland KN, Boogert NJ. 2010.

Niche construction, co-evolution and biodiversity. Ecological Economics. 69(4): 731–736

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Cause and effect in biology revisited: is Mayr’s proximate-ultimate dichotomy still useful? Science. 334(6062):1512–16

Abstract from Biology & Philosophy

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More on how and why: cause and effect in biology revisited. Biology & Philosophy. 28(5):719–45

Abstract from PNAS

Laland KN, Odling-Smee FJ, Feldman MW. 1999

Evolutionary consequences of niche construction and their implications for ecology. PNAS. 96(18):10242–47

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Laland KN, Odling-Smee FJ, Feldman MW. 2019

Understanding niche construction as an evolutionary process. In Evolutionary Causation: Biological and Philosophical Reflections, ed.T Uller, KN Laland, pp. 127–52. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press

Abstract from Journal of Experimental Zoology, Part B

Laland KN, Odling-Smee FJ, Gilbert SF. 2008

EvoDevo and niche construction: building bridges. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution. 310B(7):549–66

Abstract from Nature Reviews Genetics

Laland KN, Odling-Smee FJ, Myles S. 2010

How culture shaped the human genome: bringing genetics and the human sciences together. Nature Reviews Genetics. 11(2):137–48

Darwin's Unfinished Symphony

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Darwin’s Unfinished Symphony. How Culture Made the Human Mind. Princeton: Princeton University Press

Abstract from Journal of Evolutionary Biology

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The evolution of trans-generational altruism: kin selection meets niche construction. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 20(1):181–189

Abstract from Evolution

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The adaptive dynamics of niche constructing traits in spatially subdivided populations: Evolving posthumous extended phenotypes. Evolution. 62(3):549–66

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Lewens T. 2019

The Extended Evolutionary Synthesis: what is the debate about, and what might success for the extenders look like? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 127(4): 707–21

Ecological Monographs front cover

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Under niche construction: an operational bridge between ecology, evolution and ecosystem science. Ecological Monographs. 84(2): 245–263

Abstract from Current Biology 24

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Consequence of ecological, evolutionary and biogeochemical uncertainty for coral reef responses to climatic stress. Current Biology. 24(10): R413–23 

Abstract from Current Anthropology

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Genes, culture and agriculture: an example of human niche construction. Current Anthropology. 53(4): 434-70

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Niche construction theory: a practical guide for ecologists. The Quarterly Review of Biology. 88(1):3–28

Niche Construction Front Cover

Odling-Smee FJ, Laland KN, Feldman MW. 2003

Niche Construction: The Neglected Process in Evolution. Princeton: Princeton University Press

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Niche inheritance. In Evolution: The Extended Synthesis, ed M Pigliucci, G Müller, pp. 175–208. Cambridge: The MIT Press

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Front cover Biological Theory

Roughgarden J, et al. 2018

Holobionts as units of selection and a model of their population dynamics and evolution. Biological Theory. 13(1): 44-65 

Abstract from PLOS

San Roman M, Wagner A. 2018

An enormous potential for niche construction through bacterial cross-feeding in a homogeneous environment. PLoS computational biology. 14:(7): e1006340

Abstract from Ecology Letters

Schwab DB, Casasa S, Moczek AP. 2017

Evidence of developmental niche construction in dung beetles: effects on growth, scaling and reproductive success. Ecology Letters. 20(11): 1353–63 

American Naturalist front cover

Schwab DB, Riggs HE, Newton ILG, Moczek AP. 2016

Developmental and ecological benefits of the maternally transmitted microbiota in a dung beetleThe American Naturalist. 188(6): 679-82 

Evolution front cover

Scott-Phillips TC, et al. 2014

The niche construction perspective: a critical appraisal. Evolution. 68(5): 1231-43

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Spatial effects favour the evolution of niche construction. Theoretical population Biology. 70(4): 387-400

Abstract from Evolutionary Anthropology 16

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Niche construction and the behavioral context of plant and animal domestication. Evolutionary Anthropology. 16(5): 188–99

Organism & Environment Book cover

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Organism & environment: Ecological Development, Niche Construction, and Adaptation. Oxford: Oxford University Press

Philosophy of Science front cover

Tanaka MM, Godfrey-Smith P, Kerr B. 2020

The dual landscape model of adaptation and niche construction. Philosophy of Science.

British journal front cover

Uller T, Helanterä H. 2019

Niche construction and conceptual change in evolutionary biology. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. 70(2): 351-75

front cover Challenging the modern synthesis

Uller T, Helantera H. 2020

Heredity and evolutionary theory. In Challenging the Modern Synthesis: Adaptation, Development, and Inheritance, eds. P Huneman, DM Walsh, pp. 352.  New York: Oxford University Press

Abstract from Evolution

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Origins of altruism diversity II: runaway coevolution of altruistic strategies via reciprocal niche construction. Evolution. 66(8): 498–251

Organisms, Agency and Evolution

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An ecosystem engineer, the beaver, increases species richness at the landscape scale. Oecologia. 132(1): 96-101 

PNAS Front cover

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Scale-invariant topology and bursty branching of evolutionary trees emerge from niche construction. PNAS. 117(14): 7879–87

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Abstract from Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 31

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The broad spectrum revolution at 40: resource diversity, intensification, and an alternative to optimal foraging explanations. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology. 31(3): 241-64