Aggression

Aggression - Aggression Han 367.01*Questions you should be...

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Han 367.01 *Questions you should be able to answer after this lecture. 1. What is aggression and what are the two different types of aggression? 2. What are some biological explanations of aggression? 3. Discuss the basics of social learning theory and the frustration-aggression hypothesis. 4. What are some situation factors that contribute to aggression? 5. Why is venting a bad strategy to handle aggression? What are better strategies? Aggression – what is it? Aggression: Behavior that is intended to injure another person who does not want to be injured Instrumental aggression - Behavior intended to harm another person in order to obtain something of value Hostile aggression - Behavior intended solely to harm another person Further subdivisions: (a) Verbal aggression (b) Physical aggression (c) Indirect aggression I. The origins of aggression – Aggression as innate/biological 1. Instinct theory – Freud - if people have a will to live, they must logically harbor a will to die. 2. Evolutionary Explanation
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