Health markers

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Health markers are phenotypic traits that signal some aspect of mate quality, and these indicators may be used during mate choice. Health markers are generally considered honest, condition-dependent signals.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of evolutionary psychological science
EditorsTodd K. Shackelford, Viviana A. Weekes-Shackelford
Place of PublicationSwitzerland
PublisherSpringer, Springer Nature
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9783319169996
ISBN (Print)9783319196503, 9783319196497
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 20 Sep 2016

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