Environmental risks

Lei Chang, Huijing Lu

Research output: Chapter in book / Conference proceedingChapter in an edited book (as author)Academic researchpeer-review


Within the life history theoretical framework, environmental risks refer to depleting or low levels of resource and high rates of extrinsic threats, such as predation, famine, disease, and intraspecific violence, that are insensitive to the survival effort of the individuals and that cause mortality and morbidity of the population, as well as stochastic variations of the resource levels and mortality–morbidity rates.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of evolutionary psychological sciences
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2021


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