DOMINANCE HIERARCHY By N., Sam M.S. - 7 1. Social psychology. The system with stable linear variations in prestige, status and authority among members. See status relations. 2. Any ordering of motives, needs etc based on importance. DOMINANCE HIERARCHY: "In dominance hierarchy importance of a response is paramount." Related Psychology Terms DOMINANCE RELATIONSHIP A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide LATERAL DOMINANCE (Laterality) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY SOCIAL CLASS (Social Stratification) SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) HORNEY, KAREN (1885-1952) HALL, G. (GLANVILLE) STANLEY Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DOMINANCE HIERARCHY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dominance-hierarchy/ (accessed July 1, 2022).