Evolutionary explanations into Group Display in humans

Warfare and football displays

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1. What did Huntington and Turner find?

  • Invasion of territory causes a protective response of a threatening behaviour
  • Natural selection favours genes that cause individuals to be accepting of in group members and intolerant of outgroup members in order to aid survival and protect territory
  • Natural selection has mechanisms that causes individuals to have suspicion towards strangers
  • natural selection has mechanisms that causes individuals to have suspicion towards strangers
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2. Which study suggested that Aggressive displays are caused by environmental changes e.g. population size changes?

  • Neove and Wolfs
  • Padliri and Balestri
  • LeBlanc and Register
  • Shan and Wong

3. What is the fear of foreigners or strangers?

  • Hydrophobia
  • Aquaphobia
  • Xenophobia
  • Agoraphobia

4. In which culture can aggression ruin a reputation?

  • Collectivist Culture
  • Non-Western Culture
  • Kingsan of the Kalahari Desert
  • Yannomamo of South America

5. What did Padaliri and Balestri find?

  • home team not only won the football but had high levels of aggression
  • Xenophobic displays in football such as in the Northern Leagues had anti-Semitic banners and racist chants
  • natural selection has mechanisms that causes individuals to have suspicion towards strangers
  • Manchester united fans were more likely to help a person who fell over who was wearing a manchester united shirt than a person wearing a Liverpool shirt

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