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- Hedrick, Ann V., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Ecology letters 2010 v.13 no.12 pp. 1449-1458
- animals; evolution; hosts; mortality; parasites; parasitism; pathogens; predation; predators
- ... Ecology Letters (2010) 13: 1449-1458 ABSTRACT: Trade‐offs between behavioural traits promoting high life‐history productivity and mortality may fuel the evolution of animal personalities. We propose that parasites, including pathogens, impose fitness costs comparable to those from predators, and influence the adaptiveness of personality traits associated with productivity (PAPs). Whether personali ...