Lecture 12 Dominance

and general expectations capacities which are not

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Unformatted text preview: eneral expectations (capacities which are not defined with respect to tasks, such as "intelligence"), (pp. 12-13) Sociobiological Definition of Dominance Wilson, Hierarchy: “In ordinary sociobiological usage, the dominance of one member of a group over another, as measured by superiority in aggressive encounters and order of access to food, mates, resting sites, and other objects promoting survivorship and reproductive fitness” (p. 11) 1 . . . “Hierarchies are formed in the course of the initial encounters between animals by means of repeated threats and...
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