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Strong Personalities Can Pose Problems in the Mating Game

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Science  29 Jul 2005:
Vol. 309, Issue 5735, pp. 694-695
DOI: 10.1126/science.309.5735.694

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Summary

A closer look at confrontational behavior in various animals shows that aggression may help individuals survive, but it can impair reproductive success.