Some articles on dominance interactions:
... Space inside the nest may also be divided as a result of dominance interactions ... Through a series of dominance interactions, the most aggressive wasp will emerge as the dominant individual and will become the primary egg-layer for the group (the prime role for ensuring your genes are passed ... There is evidence that these dominance interactions affect the spatial zones individuals occupy as well ...
Famous quotes containing the words interactions and/or dominance:
“Whereas children can learn from their interactions with their parents how to get along in one sort of social hierarchythat of the familyit is from their interactions with peers that they can best learn how to survive among equals in a wide range of social situations.”
—Zick Rubin (20th century)
“It is better for a woman to compete impersonally in society, as men do, than to compete for dominance in her own home with her husband, compete with her neighbors for empty status, and so smother her son that he cannot compete at all.”
—Betty Friedan (b. 1921)