Chapter 16 Outline


Microbial Communication

  • Mate choice
  • Cooperation and conflict

Plant Communication

  • Overview of plant function, sensory systems, and behavior
  • Competitive plant interactions
  • Sexual selection in plants
  • Defensive alarm signals
  • Attraction of animal mutualists

Human Communication

  • Human evolutionary history
  • Emotional expression
  • Dominance, power, and influence
  • Honesty and deceit
  • Sexual selection, mate attraction, and courtship
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