Closing time effect: towards the end of the mating season, your acceptance threshold decreases (or the partner's attractiveness increases). Congratulation to Louise for this nice theoretical analysis. #science #biology #evolution #gametheory #decisionrule #animalbehaviour #model #dynamicprogramming
📄 Chevalier et al (2020) Fluctuating dynamics of mate availability promote the evolution of flexible choosiness in both sexes. American Naturalist http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/711417
@fxdm I love when game theorists manage to come up with such models... and I would really like to see this tested with real organisms!
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