Tolerance and Sexual Attraction in Despotic Societies : A Replication and Analysis of Hemelrijk ( 2002 )

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Most primate societies are characterised by hierarchical dominance structures. Males are usually dominant over females, but in periods of sexual attraction (during females period of tumescence) male ‘tolerance’ towards females rises. (Hemelrijk, 2002) shows in a model that this ‘tolerance’ is created as a side effect due to the rise of female dominance… (More)

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