SIBLINGS HAVE CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

SIBLINGS HAVE CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - DIVERGING INTERESTS...

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SIBLINGS HAVE CONFLICTS OF INTEREST: SAND SHARKS: YOUNG EAT EACH PRIOR TO BIRTH OTHER UNTIL ONLY ONE (WELL-FED) SHARK IS LEFT TO BE BORN; PREDATORY BIRDS (e., g., BOOBIES): LAY ONE EGG MORE THAN PARENTS CAN REAR IN BAD YEAR; WHEN BODY WEIGHT OF OLDER CHICK IS LESS THAN 80% OF NORMAL, IT KILLS YOUNGER SIBLING; PARENTS DO NOT INTERVENE AND SOMETIMES PARTICIPATE; CHILDREN: COMPETE FOR RESOURCES FROM PARENTS AND SIBLINGS STRATEGIES: 1.) CURRY FAVOR WITH PARENTS; e.g., OBEDIENCE 2.) DOMINANCE BEHAVIOR 3.) RESIST DOMINANCE: REBELLION, APPEASEMENT, etc. TABLE 4; FIGURE 3.2 PERSONALITY AS ADAPTIVE STRATEGIZING NICHE DIVERGENCE: SIBLINGS (LIKE DIFFERENT ANIMAL SPECIES) OCCUPY DIFFERENT NICHES ENVIRONMENTAL SOURCES OF VARIATION: 1.) PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF PARENTAL DISCRIMINATION IN FAVOR OF OLDER CHILDREN: e.g., DICKENS' Vignette from Sulloway. 2.) SIBLING COMPETITION: SOCIAL COMPARISONS RESULT IN SIBLINGS HAVING
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Unformatted text preview: DIVERGING INTERESTS; CONTRAST EFFECTS: THE NADER SIBLINGS CHILDREN IDENTIFY WITH DIFFERENT PARENTS DEFENDING A NICHE: (P. 100) FIRSTBORNS: SOCIALLY DOMINANT AND DEFENSIVE; FIRSTBORNS WERE 3.2 TIMES AS LIKELY TO INITIATE PRIORITY DISPUTES IN SCIENCE LATERBORNS: MORE ACCOMMODATING AND MAGNANIMOUS OPENNESS AND DIVERSIFICATION: FIRSTBORNS: NARROW INTERESTS LATERBORNS: BROAD INTERESTS, 'DIVERGENT THINKING' OTHER MODERATING VARIABLES: PARENT-CHILD CONFLICT: CHILD REJECTS AUTHORITY; MAKES FIRSTBORNS INTO REBELS; NOT AS MUCH EFFECT ON LATERBORNS; SHYNESS: SHY FIRSTBORNS ARE MORE OPEN TO SCIENTIFIC INNOVATION; SHY LATERBORNS LESS LIKELY TO BE RADICALS EXPLANATION: SHY FIRSTBORNS LESS LIKELY TO BE AGGRESSIVELY CONSERVATIVE; SHY LATERBORNS LESS LIKELY TO BE AGGRESSIVELY RADICAL...
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