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Aggression

Aggression

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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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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... otherwise, I would say that associated recessive phenotypes are NOT due to variety of genetic changes. You have to remember that there is no “aggression gene”. So far, only mutations in the serotonin 5-HT1A and 5-HT1B receptor genes were implicated 1/ My reply If it was a hidden recessive ...

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by Crucible
Tue Oct 18, 2011 11:56 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution or De-evolution?
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Evolution or De-evolution?

... otherwise, I would say that associated recessive phenotypes are NOT due to variety of genetic changes. You have to remember that there is no “aggression gene”. So far, only mutations in the serotonin 5-HT1A and 5-HT1B receptor genes were implicated in aggressive behavior (http://jhered.oxfordjournals.org/content/95/3/185.full). ...

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by Cat
Tue Oct 18, 2011 11:46 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution or De-evolution?
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