Robert Trivers

Psychologist, Author

1943 –

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Who is Robert Trivers?

Robert Ludlow Trivers is an American evolutionary biologist and sociobiologist, who is a Professor of Anthropology and Biological Sciences at Rutgers University. Trivers proposed the theories of reciprocal altruism, parental investment, facultative sex ratio determination, and parent–offspring conflict. He has also contributed by explaining self-deception as an adaptive evolutionary strategy and discussing intragenomic conflict.

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Born
Feb 19, 1943
Washington, D.C.
Also known as
  • Robert L. Trivers
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • PhD, Harvard University
    Biology
    (1968 - 1972/06/15)
Employment
  • Rutgers University
Lived in
  • New Brunswick
    (1994 - )

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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