Lecture 13.2 - 18:43 18:43 SocialBehavior (includesaggression : Inhumans, Sociali

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Psychology 335- Lecture 13 18:43
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Psychology 335- Lecture 13 18:43 Social Behavior  Interactions between individuals where one or more benefit (includes aggression) Affiliative behaviors: social behaviors that bring animals together  In humans, the benefits of scoail bonds are clear Social isolation leads to higher risk of illness or death. Ricks include cardiovascular disease and cancer  The study of affiliative behavior  There are many different kinds of relationships and each can be very complex The best we can do is focus on a single level at a time  Some well studied models for social behavior  Monogamous mating pair bonds  Mother-infant pair bonding Social recognition  Some important terms Monogamy: from greek, one spouse Polygamy: many spouses
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Psychology 335- Lecture 13 18:43 Polygyny: many wives Polyandry: many husbands Social Monogamy vs. Sexual Monogamy  Pair bonding canexist even when sexual monogamy is not absolute  Monogamy in humans Life-long sexual monogamy … is rare  And some cultures condone polygamy  But many humans do form pair bonds (if not life-long) and experience jealousy Monogamy 
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Lecture 13.2 - 18:43 18:43 SocialBehavior (includesaggression : Inhumans, Sociali

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