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a form of behaviour which leads to self-assertion; it may arise from innate drives and/or a response to frustration; may be manifested by destructive and attacking behaviour, by covert attitudes of hostility and obstructionism, or by healthy self-expressive drive to mastery. A disposition to behave aggressively.A feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack.Violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked.The act of initiating hostilities.Deliberately unfriendly behavior.A behavioural occurrence that is used to defend organisms in light of attack or simulate a threat Display in order to fend off the attacker.

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7 deadly sins in nature

... and literally the mortal sin, whatever the species, because the wages of sin is death. Overpop leads to brutal solutions involving intraspecific aggression (includes war and slavery in the case of humans, whereas war and slavery in the ant world is not linked to crowding, and chimp "wars" ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Sun Feb 16, 2014 2:14 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: 7 deadly sins in nature
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Views: 1036

Re: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation

... cognitive response, a universal behaviour-changing mechanism, similar to the way that rabies, in its latter stages, causes anger, confusion and aggression. I don't want to create a superbug, no lol except in theory. One example that comes to mind, that already exists, is toxoplasma gondii, which ...

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by Maitreya
Mon Dec 09, 2013 2:25 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation
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Green mammals

... chestnut, but there are no primary colours in mammal hair. Strangely, skin can produce primaries, especially in monkeys but it is used for sex and aggression, not for camouflage.

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by animartco
Sat Mar 03, 2012 11:33 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Green mammals
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Re: Human Polygyny and Female attractiveness

... this year a new theory of the basis of mate-guarding and pair-bonding: 'sex-dichotomous mate-value trajectory' -- the paper is in the Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research: 'Beyond staged retreat behind virtual ‘gender paradigm’ barricades: the rise and fall of the misrepresentation ...

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by Stevemoxon
Sat Jul 30, 2011 8:39 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Human Polygyny and Female attractiveness
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Jewish success due to behavior modification

... and dictated required a set of behavioral modification. The emphasize on studying the Talmud each day require lowering impulsiveness, and aggression. Both traits are highly heritable, and socially valued. What is the selection? It is bottleneck effect( special case of the founder effect). ...

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by nullSpace
Sat Jan 15, 2011 3:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jewish success due to behavior modification
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