Sibling Competition & Growth Tradeoffs. Biological vs. Statistical Significance.

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Karen L Kramer; Amanda Veile; Erik Otárola-Castillo;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 11,issue 3 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4777386, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150126
  • Subject: Research Article | Infants | Adults | Child Development | Medicine | Child Health | Families | Age Groups | Population Groupings | Q | Economics | R | Mothers | People and Places | Children | Labor Economics | Public and Occupational Health | Social Sciences | Pediatrics | Science | Medicine and Health Sciences | Child Growth

Early childhood growth has many downstream effects on future health and reproduction and is an important measure of offspring quality. While a tradeoff between family size and child growth outcomes is theoretically predicted in high-fertility societies, empirical eviden... View more
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