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Deception, Mimicry, and Sensory Exploitation

Martin Stevens

in Sensory Ecology, Behaviour, and Evolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199601776
eISBN:
9780191774782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601776.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Many signals in nature are dishonest, including various forms of mimicry. This can involve organisms exploiting the communication systems of other species in order to deceive an animal into mistaking ... More


Evolutionary Mismatches in the Development of Today’s Children

David F. Bjorklund

in How Children Invented Humanity: The Role of Development in Human Evolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190066864
eISBN:
9780190066895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190066864.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Differences between modern and ancient environments sometimes cause evolutionary mismatches. Many children are following an exceptionally slow life history strategy and as a result are safer and ... More


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