Evolutionary explanations into Group Display in humans

Warfare and football displays

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1. What did Levine find?

  • 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
  • Xenophobic displays in football such as in the Northern Leagues had anti-Semitic banners and racist chants
  • home team not only won the football but had high levels of aggression
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2. In which culture can aggression gain respect in the culture?

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

3. Which study suggested that Aggressive displays are caused by environmental changes e.g. population size changes?

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

4. In which culture can aggression ruin a reputation?

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

5. Which study found that home team not only won the football but had high levels of aggression?

  • LeBlanc and Register
  • Neove and Wolfson
  • Shaw and Wong
  • Wilson

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