Week 8 Lecture Notes
Week 8 Lecture Notes PSY 277
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Date Created: 11/04/15
Manage Aggression 0 American Psychology 0 Topic Learning ignored instinct behavior I Behaviorism Acquired O Ethologists Europe 39 Studies bio I Studied human instinct in born behaviors social behavior Mechanisms for Managing Limiting Aggression 1 Dominance Hierarchy a Social animals b Everyone knows his or her place in social environment i Long periods of stability and peace c Alpha MaleT op Dog d How does it help i There is somebody already at the top so nobody is fighting to get to the top ii Thomas Hobbes English philosopher war of all against all e Human Example Government 2 Territoriality a Establish an area as your own ownership b Niko Tinbergen Nobel Prize i Study done on mating rituals of the three spine stickleback 1 During Mating Season a Females Belly Swells eggs are present b Males belly turns red i This only occurs if the male does something behavioral builds a nest or sand tunnel ii Establishing a territory c Female swims into territory displays belly which is a sign stimulus it triggers next behaviors Male starts to dance Female follows male Male starts to dance downwards Female follows i Fixed action pattern ii Instinct iii One response triggers the next one 2 If another male with a red belly swims into the territory a Male attacks the intruder to defend his territory b Mating Stops c Invader loses fight and swims away limiting aggression tactmg d The mating has been interrupted so now they must start over 3 If there is no intruder a b c d 6 Male pokes his nose into nest Female swims into nest Male nuzzles her tail Female releases eggs into nest and swims off Male swims into nest and releases sperm c Human Example Good fences make good neighbors 1 ii iii iV Property lines Football soccer hockey Monopoly checkers One who established the territory usually wins
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