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Initiation and resolution of jumping spider contests: roles for size, proximity, and early detection of rivals
Abstract. Animals are commonly expected to assess each other during contests in order to economically identify relative status. Escalated or long contests are expected to arise mainly when rivalsExpand
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Body postures and patterns as amplifiers of physical condition
The question of why receivers accept a selfish signaller's message as reliable or ‘honest’ has fuelled ample controversy in discussions of communication. The handicap mechanism is now widely acceptedExpand
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Treating Addiction with Tunes: A Systematic Review of Music Therapy for the Treatment of Patients with Addictions
ABSTRACT Music therapy is the use of musical interventions in a therapeutic setting to accomplish health-related goals. Descriptions of music therapy exist in the peer-reviewed literature andExpand
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Cryptic bracts facilitate herbivore avoidance in the mycoheterotrophic plant Monotropsis odorata (Ericaceae).
Plant coloration, shown to play a dynamic role in animal attraction, has been proposed as a means of defense, although these reports lack experimental evidence. This study empirically assessesExpand
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Multimodal signals increase active space of communication by wolf spiders in a complex litter environment
Multimodal signals may compensate for environmental constraints on communication, as signals in different modalities vary in efficacy. We examined the influence of complex microhabitats onExpand
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Eavesdropping and signal matching in visual courtship displays of spiders
Eavesdropping on communication is widespread among animals, e.g. bystanders observing male–male contests, female mate choice copying and predator detection of prey cues. Some animals also exhibitExpand
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Sexual dichromatism and differential conspicuousness in two populations of the common collared lizard ( Crotaphytus collaris ) from Utah and New Mexico, USA
The common collared lizard (Crotaphytus collaris) exhibits considerable geographical colour variation, particularly among males. Populations of this diurnal saxicolous iguanian inhabit patches ofExpand
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Response to Video and Computer-animated Images by the Tiger Barb, Puntius tetrazona
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Video playback has become an important tool for testing certain questions about animal visual perception. Expand
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Love bites: male fang use during coercive mating in wolf spiders
Evolutionary conflicts of interest between the sexes are common, as mating tactics and strategies that increase fitness benefits for one sex may incur costs for the other. As a consequence,Expand
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Space and exclusion: does urban morphology play a part in social deprivation?
There is currently a growing interest in the spatial causes of poverty, particularly its persistence. This paper presents methodological innovations that have been developed for investigating theExpand
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