Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 October 1999

304 Pages | numerous line drawings


ISBN: 9780195129144

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The Handicap Principle

A Missing Piece of Darwin's Puzzle

Amotz Zahavi and Avishag Zahavi

  • A unifying theory that brilliantly explains many previously baffling aspects of animal behavior
  • Shows how and why animals communicate within their own species and even between species
  • Sheds new light on the problem of animal altruism
  • Reveals the importance of non-verbal signalling in human communication

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