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Menopause Grandmother Hypothesis

Are Men To Blame For Menopause?

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 06.14.2013 | Fifty

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 06/13/2013 05:04 PM EDT on LiveScience Ladies, here's one more thing you can blame on men: me...

Menopause as a Consequence of Within-Family Competition

Rob Brooks | Posted 10.24.2012 | Science
Rob Brooks

A lot of evolutionary thinking about menopause centers on the costs of dying in childbirth and the benefits provided by grandmothers. But theoretic modeling suggested that competition within the family provides the missing ingredient in our understanding of menopause.