Christopher X J. Jensen
Associate Professor, Pratt Institute

Costly signalling not so costly in the presence of comrades

Posted 23 Sep 2011 / 0

This month’s issue of PLoS Computational Biology contained an interesting article entitled “Signalling and the Evolution of Cooperative Foraging in Dynamic Environments“. Authored by Colin J. Torney, Andrew Berdahl, Iain D. Couzin (all of Princeton University), the article seeks to understand the ecological conditions under which costly signaling can evolve. Many animals emit signals to Read More

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