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A ''signal'' is a visible trait that conveys information about someone. ''Signaling'' refers to taking an action to convey information to someone or some entity.
 
A ''signal'' is a visible trait that conveys information about someone. ''Signaling'' refers to taking an action to convey information to someone or some entity.
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See also the post "[http://lesswrong.com/lw/did/what_is_signaling_really/ What Is Signaling, Really? ]" on Less Wrong, written by Scott Alexander (Yvain), author of [http://slatestarcodex.com/ Slate Star Codex].

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A signal is a visible trait that conveys information about someone. Signaling refers to taking an action to convey information to someone or some entity.

See also the post "What Is Signaling, Really? " on Less Wrong, written by Scott Alexander (Yvain), author of Slate Star Codex.