Trait aggressiveness does not predict social dominance of rats in the Visible Burrow System.

Abstract

Hierarchical social status greatly influences health and well-being in mammals, including humans. The social rank of an individual is established during competitive encounters with conspecifics. Intuitively, therefore, social dominance and aggressiveness may seem intimately linked. Yet, whether an aggressive personality trait may predispose individuals to a… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2017.01.008

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