Behavioral and Brain Sciences



open peer commentary

evolutionary tango: perceptual asymmetries as a trick of sexual selection


luca tommasi a1
a1 konrad lorenz institute for evolution and cognition research, 3422, altenberg, austria; department of biomedical sciences, university of chieti, i-66013 chieti, italy luca.tommasi@unich.it http://www.kli.ac.at/institute-b.html?personal/tommasi

Abstract

i suggest that a communicative context that has the potential to establish and maintain a shared advantage of behavioral lateralization should be identified in the domain of sexual selection, specifically in the interactions that individuals exploit to assess the fitness of potential mates.