TERRITORY

varies from home range in being a region which is actively protecting from personal space in being a geographic region. Territoriality is viewed in a wide array of animals and is located most frequently where there are particular defensible resource. 2. with regard to human beings, actions correlated with the requirement or capacity to manage and regulate entry to a space, that reflects emotions of identity stemming from utilization of and attachment to a recognized place.

TERRITORY: "Domesticated pets will often utilize different methods, such as scent marking, to mark their territory."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TERRITORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/territory/ (accessed December 9, 2019).
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