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New PDF release: Aggression in humans and other primates : biology,

By Henning Kort M., J. Rgen Heinze, Hans-Henning Kort M.

ISBN-10: 1299722059

ISBN-13: 9781299722057

ISBN-10: 3110291363

ISBN-13: 9783110291360

"In this paintings aggression and clash in guy and different primates are interpreted within the mild of evolutionary biology and video game idea types. Unitlnow interdisciplinary collaboration among the arts and the average sciences has been infrequent and hampered by means of diversified methodologies and terminology. however, such cooperation is vital for elucidating the motives and results of aggression in people and in  Read more...

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Long-Historical Trends in Violent Crime. Crime and Justice; A Review of Research, 30, 83-142. Elias, N. (1939). Über den Prozess der Zivilisation, 2 vol. Basel: Verlag Haus zum Falken. Elias, N. (1969/1982). The Civilizing Process. Vol. I. The History of Manners. Oxford: Blackwell. The Civilizing Process. Vol. II. State Formation and Civilization. Oxford: Blackwell. Förster, S. (2009). Krieg und Genozid: Überlegungen zum Problem extremer Gewalt in universalhistorischer Perspektive. Mittelweg 36, 18, 71-87.

In an arid and harsh savannah, a small horde of australopithecines tries to seize the water place of another horde. The leader of the strange horde is batted to death by one of the locals using a bone as a weapon. The manslayer tosses his weapon triumphantly into the sky. A cut takes place and in the following scene one can see a spaceship, an advanced product of cultural evolution, which began with that first use of a weapon. This view started to be challenged in the 1970’s, when a number of field researchers began to report back observations of lethal aggression among their study animals.

Evolution of Fighting Behaviour: Decision Rules and Assessment of Relative Strength. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 102, 387-410. Fitch, W. T. & Reby, D. (2001). The Descended Larynx is not uniquely Human. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B, 268, 1669-1675. Hamilton, W. D. (1979). Wingless and Fighting Males in Fig Wasps and Other Insects. In M. S. Blum & N. A. ), Sexual Selection and Reproductive Competition in Insects (pp. 167-220). London: Academic Press. Hammerstein, P. (1981). The Role of Asymmetries in Animal Contests.

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