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False Advertising in Biological Markets: Partner Choice and the Problem of Reliability

Fraser, Benjamin


The partner choice approach to understanding the evolution of cooperation builds on approaches that focus on partner control by considering processes that occur prior to pair or group formation. Proponents of the partner choice approach rightly note that competition to be chosen as a partner can help solve the puzzle of cooperation. I aim to build on the partner choice approach by considering the role of signalling in partner choice. Partnership formation often requires reliable information....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Cooperation and Its Evolution
DOI: /10.7551/mitpress/9033.003.0010


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