Missing Lecture notes Social Psych

Missing Lecture notes Social Psych - Social Psychology:...

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Social Psychology: Spring 2008, Dr. Lori Nelson ADD TO LECTURE NOTES ON AGGRESSION MISSING MATERIAL ON AGGRESSION AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES What kinds of individuals are most aggressive? 1) Controversial: Low self-esteem 3 studies using Rosenberg scale: Correlation between low SE and externalizing aggression Difficulty handling frustration Poor social skills: Feel can’t influence others through other means Repeated aggression --> social rejection Social exclusion causes aggression Controversy about self-esteem and aggression Correlational research Low SE most likely to be target of aggression Low SE less likely to self-justify aggression Unstable high SE more strongly associated with aggression 2) Unstable high self-esteem Aggressive toward source of threat to self-esteem Defensiveness when criticized, insulted, not getting respect “deserved” Defensive high SE linked to bullying, assisting bullies Genuine high SE linked to defending others against bullies
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2008 for the course PSYCH 031:015 taught by Professor Nelson during the Spring '08 term at University of Iowa.

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