Date of Original Version

4-2013

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Article

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The Handicap Principle represents a central theory in the biological understanding of signaling. This paper presents a number of alternative theories to the Handicap Principle and argues that some of these theories may provide a better explanation for the evolution and stability of honest communication.

DOI

10.1007/s13752-013-0107-1

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Biological Theory, 8, 2, 127-132.