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Mutations, developmental instability, and the Red Queen

  • Steven W. Gangestad (a1) and Ronald A. Yeo (a1)
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  • Published online: 09 November 2006

We address two points. First, one must explain how different, rare mutations ultimately lead to common psychopathological conditions. The developmental instability model offers one solution. Second, Keller & Miller (K&M) perhaps miss the major processes other than variation fueled by rare deleterious mutations that account for interesting genetic variation in psychopathology, particularly when single alleles have non-negligible effects: Red Queen processes.

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Behavioral and Brain Sciences
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