Mate Choice Copying and Nonindependent Mate Choice: A Critical Review

@inproceedings{Vakirtzis2011MateCC,
  title={Mate Choice Copying and Nonindependent Mate Choice: A Critical Review},
  author={Antonios Vakirtzis},
  year={2011}
}
The past two decades have witnessed an explosion of interest in nonindependent mate choice, i.e. female choice that is influenced by the choices of other females. This research has focused overwhelmingly on mate choice copying, which occurs when a female is more likely to mate with a previously mated male and reject a previously rejected male. I review the theoretical constructs of nonindependent mate choice and mate choice copying, and evaluate the general hypotheses that have been proposed to… 
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