Origins of Mind Lecture Notes 2

Origins of Mind Lecture Notes 2 - 9/22/10 Origins of Mind...

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9/22/10 Origins of Mind Lecture Notes (Notes Continued) Dominance Hierarchy: How does it get determined who is at the top o As a young kid—some people are at the bottom and get beat up— dominance established by force o As you get older—turn more to relational aggression—physical force is looked down upon but relational is common Facial expressions—become older o When people get older they use facial expressions to disguise their age —dominance o Facial expressions become more subtle among highly ranked persons (Zivin, 1977) Physical aggression decreases in importance, but relational aggression increases, especially for girls (Cillessen & Mayeux, 2004) Effects Influences distribution of resources (Ritch C. Savin-Williams, 1979) Facilitates division of labor (Ritch C. Savin-Williams, 1979) Lower ranked persons imitate higher-ranked persons (Abramovitch & Grusec, 1978).
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2011 for the course PSYCH 111 taught by Professor Schreier during the Fall '08 term at University of Michigan.

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