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


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.