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An '''adaptationist''' is a [[biologist]] who examines the [[adaptive|adaptation]] value of a certain trait.  An '''adaptionist approach''' involves testing whether a given trait enhances the [[inclusive fitness]] of an organism, that is, the ability of an organism to propagate its genes effectively<ref> Alcock, John. 2005. Animal Behavior. Sinauer Associates. ISBN-10:0878930051</ref>  
An '''adaptationist''' is a [[biologist]] who examines the [[adaptive|adaptation]] value of a certain trait.  An '''adaptionist approach''' involves testing whether a given trait enhances the [[inclusive fitness]] of an organism, that is, the ability of an organism to propagate its genes effectively<ref> Alcock, John. 2005. Animal Behavior. Sinauer Associates. ISBN-10:0878930051</ref>  
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An adaptationist is a biologist who examines the adaptation value of a certain trait. An adaptionist approach involves testing whether a given trait enhances the inclusive fitness of an organism, that is, the ability of an organism to propagate its genes effectively[1]

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  1. Alcock, John. 2005. Animal Behavior. Sinauer Associates. ISBN-10:0878930051