### Data from: Rook, but not jackdaw, post-conflict third-party affiliation reduces aggression for aggressors

Corina J. Logan, Ljerka Ostojić & Nicola S. Clayton
Post-conflict (PC) affiliation refers to positive social interactions that occur after fights. Although this behavior has been widely studied, its functions are rarely tested. We examine a potential function of PC third-party affiliation (affiliation between former opponents and bystanders) in rooks and jackdaws by investigating the hypothesis that conflicts lead to further aggression and that PC third-party affiliation increases to reduce such aggression. The results show that PC affiliation reduces PC aggression for rook aggressors...
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