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Competitive balance when winning breeds winners

Derek J. Clark, Tore Nilssen
2020 Social Choice and Welfare  
Competitive balance is achieved by a judicious division of the prize budget.  ...  In contest settings, heterogeneity between contestants generally leads to low effort provision, and many instruments have been suggested to restore competitive balance.  ...  Introduction Competitive situations are often characterized by the fact that winning breeds winners, making success self-fulfilling.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00355-020-01281-z fatcat:dh3wgmi6gzh45ly7ikbar6h42m

Page 703 of Guernsey Breeders' Journal Vol. 50, Issue 8 [page]

1936 Guernsey Breeders' Journal  
The class that will be remembered by the large ringside was that of the two-year-olds, when thirteen were paraded before the judge. The winner.  ...  As in the other championships she had plenty of competition.  ... 

Page 276 of Forest and Stream; A Journal of Outdoor Life, Travel, Nature Study, Shooting, Fishing, Yachting Vol. 43, Issue 13 [page]

1894 Forest and Stream; A Journal of Outdoor Life, Travel, Nature Study, Shooting, Fishing, Yachting  
Are our readers ready to make up the balance?”  ...  The new rule opens the competition to all the first prize winners in the States and Canada.  ... 

Seventh BMC ecology image competition: the winning images

Alison L. Cuff, Michel Baguette, Simon Blanchet, Luke M. Jacobus, Dominique Mazzi, Josef Settele
2020 BMC Ecology  
The seventh BMC Ecology competition attracted entries from talented ecologists from around the world.  ...  This editorial celebrates the winning images as selected by the Editor of BMC Ecology and senior members of the journal's editorial board. Enjoy!  ...  If you wish to re-distribute or re-use any images published in this editorial, please credit individual winners as the image licensee.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12898-020-00310-w pmid:32762674 fatcat:wrtudeps55gepcrfbkmawtrihm

Examination of prior contest experience and the retention of winner and loser effects

Michael M. Kasumovic, Damian O. Elias, Senthurran Sivalinghem, Andrew C. Mason, Maydianne C.B. Andrade
2010 Behavioral Ecology  
In many animal taxa, prior contest experience affects future performance such that winning increases the chances of winning in the future (winner effect) and losing increases the chances of losing in the  ...  Our results demonstrate that winner and loser effects are of approximately the same magnitude, although loser effects last longer than winner effects.  ...  We weighed individuals before each fight using an Ohaus electronic balance.  ... 
doi:10.1093/beheco/arp204 pmid:22476369 pmcid:PMC2821427 fatcat:lburba6uybe5li47ypy4pwkbri

Page 499 of Guernsey Breeders' Journal Vol. 128, Issue 9 [page]

1971 Guernsey Breeders' Journal  
., was declared the winner in the dairy barn competition.  ...  In the bull competition Golden Dew’s yearling entry, Mungles Sonny Patriot, captured the junior champion¬ ship and then added the reserve grand award to their winning column.  ... 

Page 521 of Outing : Sport, Adventure, Travel, Fiction Vol. 53, Issue [page]

1909 Outing : Sport, Adventure, Travel, Fiction  
The balance come from the greater and more important class of lovers of the breed who feel that they can cheerfully endure present loss for ultimate success.  ...  when it is called for and every time.  ... 

What can animal research tell us about the link between androgens and social competition in humans?

Matthew J. Fuxjager, Brian C. Trainor, Catherine A. Marler
2017 Hormones and Behavior  
A contribution to a special issue on Hormones and Human Competition. The relationship between androgenic hormones, like testosterone (T), and aggression is extensively studied in human populations.  ...  or group encounters/ competitions, both in and of themselves, as well as when linked to anticipatory increases in T.  ...  such as during the non-breeding season.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.yhbeh.2016.11.014 pmid:27914879 fatcat:7kij4prqfnb7xbvmtqfvhgkaxi

Page 131 of Guernsey Breeders' Journal Vol. 109, Issue 2 [page]

1962 Guernsey Breeders' Journal  
different owners of winners in the 15 individual classes and only three breeders v\-h<) had two wins apiece — indicates the balance in the sbow.  ...  Henry Borden won the Del Eden Trophy for the best breed¬ er’s herd. 131  ... 

Page 8 of Guernsey Breeders' Journal Vol. 153, Issue 10 [page]

1985 Guernsey Breeders' Journal  
Although the state of Indiana was home to the largest number of class winners, it was a close second to Ohio when the points were tabulated for the state herd contests.  ...  The Griggs family from Golden Dew Farm in Seminole, Oklahoma collected the most blue ribbons by scoring wins in the aged cow and exhibitor’s herd competitions as well as by owning part Interest in the  ... 

Competitive Ability in Male House Mice (Mus musculus): Genetic Influences

Christopher B. Cunningham, James S. Ruff, Kevin Chase, Wayne K. Potts, David R. Carrier
2013 Behavior Genetics  
Despite the importance of competitive ability across the animal kingdom, specific traits that influence or underpin competitive ability are poorly characterized.  ...  Interestingly, litter sex ratio had a weak negative influence on competitive ability. Litter size had no significant influence on competitive ability.  ...  Larger musculature, in a dog breed bred for fighting, was found distally in the limbs compared to a running breed, which is expected to allow high force and power production used for agility, balance,  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10519-012-9577-3 pmid:23291957 pmcid:PMC3626107 fatcat:ni7bfau3gng5xjrdbclilf2mgq

Page 14 of Guernsey Breeders' Journal Vol. 178, Issue 9 [page]

2009 Guernsey Breeders' Journal  
Following all of the group classes, | joined the other breed judges to help with the All-Breeds competition.  ...  Just as it was when | judged in Brisbane in 2003, the All-Breeds competition was certainly one of the highlights of my trip, because of the method they go about selecting the champi- ons.  ... 

Page 346 of Guernsey Breeders' Journal Vol. 40, Issue 7 [page]

1931 Guernsey Breeders' Journal  
Happiness of Primrose 231848, that was junior champion at Iowa when she was shown as a senior yearling.  ...  Many of these went to Ransom Farm, which showed animals almost entirely of their own breeding.  ... 

Page 658 of Guernsey Breeders' Journal Vol. 77, Issue 4 [page]

1949 Guernsey Breeders' Journal  
The senior getofsife ^ offered some fine competition with th get of Bondwick, exhibited by Abbotts Dairies, Inc., winning. The junior get of Fairlawn H.  ...  ., showed more i stretch in substance to win over the ' well-balanced get of McDonald Farms Jed, exhibited by Calder Farm. * Full sisters out of Brooknill Patricia exhibited by Grayce Farms, topped the  ... 

Page 13 of Guernsey Breeders' Journal Vol. 180, Issue 6 [page]

2011 Guernsey Breeders' Journal  
In 2001, Kristi was the winner of a competitive post-secondary contest at Expo.  ...  Lucas is a winner and was also the recipient of the Turley Scholarship. Beyond that he has also competed on several winning national quiz bowl teams and has exhibited numerous Junior All Americans.  ... 
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