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The presence of eavesdroppers within a communication network can increase the costs associated with signalling. Hence, selection should favour the ability to vary signal structure with social context. One possible mechanism is the flexible combination of the components that form a multimodal...

Author(s)
Smith, C. L.; Taylor, A.; Evans, C. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Behaviour, 2011, 82, 3, pp 521-527
Abstract

Testosterone (T) concentrations in many species are sensitive to seasonal changes and to changes in social conditions. However, the effect of the natural or endogenous T increase in the juvenile on their social behaviour is not well understood. In this study, T and behaviour were measured from the...

Author(s)
Kent, J. P.; Murphy, K. J.; Bannon, F. J.; Hynes, N. M.; Hayden, T. J.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Naturwissenschaften, 2009, 96, 7, pp 763-770