TERRITORIAL DOMINANCE

1. the capacity of resident animals to safeguard a defined space in addition to driving out intruders which might be bigger and tougher. Residents commonly have a competitive advantage over intruders that they wouldn't have within neutral surroundings. 2. the capacity of individuals to dominate interpersonal interactions to a larger degree whenever within their own offices or homes.

TERRITORIAL DOMINANCE: "Territorial dominance is most common in the animal kingdom, but is sometimes observed in human beings too."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TERRITORIAL DOMINANCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/territorial-dominance/ (accessed December 7, 2019).
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