One advantage of artificial selection, a process by which humans control the development of a plant or animal by choosing which traits to emphasize during breeding, is that it allows for an emphasis on certain beneficial... More »

Humans do not merely affect artificial selection; they are the cause of it. Artificial selection occurs when humans purposefully pair animals with desirable traits in order to obtain offspring with similar traits. Over t... More »

According to the Annenberg Foundation, examples of artificial selection include the breeding of thoroughbred racehorses, and the breeding of animals used for meat, such as domesticated cows, pigs, sheep and chickens. Oth... More »

The general benefit of artificial intelligence, or AI, is that it replicates decisions and actions of humans without human shortcomings, such as fatigue, emotion and limited time. Machines driven by AI technology are abl... More »

Selective breeding is the process of choosing a breeding stock of an animal based on specific traits that a breeder wants to reproduce in the offspring. There are two types of selective breeding or artificial selection. More »

Selective breeding, also called artificial selection, is carried out by mating animals or crossing plants with desired characteristics or traits to produce offspring in which those traits are more dominant, according to ... More »

Holistic development is a process of self-actualization and learning that combines an individual's mental, physical, social, emotional and spiritual growth. The term can be used to describe forms of alternative education... More »