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The Hunting Handicap: Costly Signaling in Human Foraging Strategies

Humans sometimes forage or distribute the products of foraging in ways that do not maximize individual energetic return rates. As an alternative to hypotheses that rely on reciprocal altruism to counter the costs of inefficiency, we suggest that the cost itself could be recouped through signal... Full description

1st Person: Bird, Rebecca Bliege
Additional Persons: Smith, Eric Alden verfasserin; Bird, Douglas W. verfasserin
Source: in Behavioral ecology and sociobiology Vol. 50, No. 1 (2001), p. 9-19
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Type of Publication: Article
Language: English
Published: 2001
Keywords: research-article
Costly signaling
Human behavioral ecology Hunting
Handicap models
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