DISHONEST SIGNAL

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A signal in animal communication that gives a misleading infromation about size, iontention and quality of an individual. See deception.

DISHONEST SIGNAL: "Animals use a dishonest signal to get better access to food."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DISHONEST SIGNAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dishonest-signal/ (accessed June 27, 2022).

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