REPRODUCTIVE SUPPRESSION By N., Sam M.S. - 4 One or more individuals in a group are unable to procreate, despite having reached maturity. May be a result of eusociality or the presence of alpha or dominant members of the group. REPRODUCTIVE SUPPRESSION: "Bees and other hierarchical insects practice reproduction suppression." Related Psychology Terms ADOLESCENCE (Theories) BRAIN WAVES (Electroencephalogram, EEG) DOMINANCE RELATIONSHIP SOCIAL NORM (Group Norms) Dissociative Identity Disorder SEXUAL DEVIATIONS (GENERAL) ANTISOCIAL REACTION JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) ENURESIS (Bed-wetting) CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "REPRODUCTIVE SUPPRESSION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/reproductive-suppression/ (accessed June 28, 2022).