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Chase-away sexual selection: getting started

Learning Objectives

This module assumes a basic familiarity with the principles of natural selection and sexual selection. For a brief introduction to the topic of sexual selection, visit the jumping spider module.

Upon completion of this module, the user should be able to:

  • Spell out the stages in the chase-away sexual selection cycle
  • Describe the similarities and differences between chase-away and runaway sexual selection
  • Explain how "sensory exploitation" is related to chase-away sexual selection
  • Give an example of current research into the phenomenon of chase-away sexual selection.

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