DOMINANCE HIERARCHY

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DOMINANCE HIERARCHY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dominance-hierarchy/ (accessed August 18, 2019).
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