Data from: Context matters: sexual signaling loss in digital organisms

Emily G. Weigel, Nicholas D. Testa, Alex Peer & Sara C. Garnett
Sexual signals are important in attracting and choosing mates; however, these signals and their associated preferences are often costly and frequently lost. Despite the prevalence of signaling system loss in many taxa, the factors leading to signal loss remain poorly understood. Here, we test the hypothesis that complexity in signal loss scenarios is due to the context-dependent nature of the many factors affecting signal loss itself. Using the Avida digital life platform, we evolved 50...
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