In this work, we evolve phenotypically plastic robots - robots that adapt their bodies and brains according to environmental conditions - in changing environments. In particular, we investigate how the possibility of death in early environmental conditions impacts evolvability and robot traits. Our results demonstrate that early-death improves the efficiency of the evolutionary process for the earlier environmental conditions. On the other hand, the possibility of early-death in the earlier environmental conditions results in a dramatic loss of performance in the latter environmental conditions.

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