Animal personality as a driver of reproductive isolation

Trends Ecol Evol. 2014 Jul;29(7):369-71. doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2014.04.008. Epub 2014 May 14.


Although interest in the ecological and evolutionary implications of animal personality continues to grow, the role that personality plays in speciation has received only modest attention. Here we explore links between personality and speciation, and offer a framework for addressing some of this field's most interesting questions.

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Genetic Speciation*
  • Personality*
  • Reproductive Isolation*