If you've spent any time at all in the worlds of business, sports, the military, or dating, you've no doubt met a few self-described "alpha males." Usually, men who adopt this title are trying to say they're tough, domineering, and in charge. But according to one of the primatologists who popularized the term, real alpha males (in chimp society or our own) are nothing like the brawny bullies for which the term is usually used.
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Written by Jessica Stillman August 10, 2018
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