Accession Number:

AD0662619

Title:

Dominance in Monkeys: Behavior and Biochemistry

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,01 Nov 1966,31 Jul 1967

Corporate Author:

FLORIDA PRESBYTERIAN COLL ST PETERSBURG ST PETERSBURG United States

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Report Date:

1967-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

22.0

Abstract:

Dominance tests were conducted with male rhesus monkeys from a colony of 28 Ss. The following conclusions seem to be warranted 1 differential early rearing has no effect upon later dominance status 2 there were virtually no biochemical differences between the least and most dominant monkeys in the colony 3 previously achieved dominance status was important in the formation of a new hierarchy 4 cage-mates always seem to act in concert and 5 a group-effect was seen to be operating, much like the relationship among feral monkeys, usually referred to as territory or home range.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE