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Self-sacrifice as social signal (Commentary on H. Whitehouse: Dying for the group: Towards a general theory of extreme self-sacrifice)

J-L. Dessalles 1, 2
1 DIG - Data, Intelligence and Graphs
LTCI - Laboratoire Traitement et Communication de l'Information
Abstract : Self-sacrifice can be modeled as a costly social signal carried to the ultimate extreme. Such signaling may be evolutionarily stable if social status is, in part, inherited.
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J-L. Dessalles. Self-sacrifice as social signal (Commentary on H. Whitehouse: Dying for the group: Towards a general theory of extreme self-sacrifice). Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2018, 41, pp.e200. ⟨hal-02287922⟩

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