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Unformatted text preview: Is Hunting Aggression? Neural circuitry for killing is different in mouse-killing than in emotional attack Higher Primate-Threat Face Attack and Defense: Raised to defend themselves, sideways offensive position. Expressions of Fear and Rage Infanticide: kill those who are born too early/too late based on time of successful mating Fighting Rituals and Fighting Rules for Combat: Football Intergroup: Aggression in Chimps: Includes ambush, group assaults & killings May result in group replacement Not true of bonobos A precursor to war? Yamonomo: The fierce people, commit suicide and higher RS Primitive War, seen as major source of mortality in many societies not just ritualized/non-lethal Many homicides: most male Evidence of tool-use to kill (fashioning weapons, using tools as weapons) Ice-man shot in back 5.2kya War and Civilization Seems high distributions in civilization Ultimate Aggression: Genocide Systematic killings in the Holocaust, Rwanda, Darfur Girls are generally more verbally aggressive, boys are ALWAYS more physically aggressive in all cultures in all ages...
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