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Lecture 16

Lecture 16

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYA02H3
Professor
John Bassili
Semester
Winter

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Psychology II Lecture 16 Are animals more aggressive than humans? -animal in the same species usually do not kill each other -human is a unique species that they kill each other Lorenz -animals that are naturally equipped with method of quick killing in another member of species do not kill members of the same species -evolution is adaptive and inhibits killing of members in the species -possible reason is to maintain the survival rate in the species -animals, like wolf and lion appear to be engaged in furious fight, but they do not actually kill each other 1) Virtualization of aggression -aggression takes place but is controlled well -quarrel serves as an outlet of aggression -animals seem aggressive, but maintain in control 2) Pleasant Gesture -submission -wolf exposes vulnerable body spot in a fight to show sign of giving up -winning wolf will stop aggression and leave the wolf alone -
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