Conflict resolution following aggression in gregarious animals: a predictive framework

@article{Aureli2002ConflictRF,
  title={Conflict resolution following aggression in gregarious animals: a predictive framework},
  author={Filippo Aureli and Marina Cords and Carel P. van Schaik},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={2002},
  volume={64},
  pages={325-343}
}
Knowledge of how animals manage their conflicts is critical for understanding the dynamics of social systems. During the last two decades research on gregarious animals, especially primates, has focused on the mechanisms of conflict management, mainly on friendly postconflict reunions (also called ‘reconciliation’) in which former opponents exchange affiliative behaviour soon after an aggressive conflict. Our aim in this paper is to present a framework in which the costs and benefits of… Expand
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