Honest begging: expanding from Signal of Need

@inproceedings{Mock2011HonestBE,
  title={Honest begging: expanding from Signal of Need},
  author={Douglas W. Mock and M B Dugas and Stephanie A. Strickler},
  year={2011}
}
Overt soliciting for parental resources, primarily food, is often explained as having evolved to express the fitness gain a signaling offspring would derive from a favorable parental response. This Signal of Need model makes 4 unheralded assumptions: 1) that parents' life-history objective is egalitarian; 2) that contemporaneous siblings participate nepotistically; 3) that dependent young can assess their own reproductive value from internal sources; and 4) that the morphological and behavioral… CONTINUE READING

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