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15aggressionpart1student9 - Lecture Outline 1. Aggression:...

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1 Lecture Outline 1. Aggression: What is it? 2. Types of aggression 3. Causes of aggression A hit man kills an unfaithful husband for 1,000 dollars A jealous man kills his wife and her lover A depressed person commits suicide A hunter kills an animal for a trophy A Girl Scout tries to help an elderly women cross the street, but trips her by accident A person punches a hole in the wall in anger One person calls another a racial slur A person slams a door shut after an argument A man mentally rehearses a murder A prison ward executes a criminal Is It Aggression? cp Aggression: What is it? Any form of behavior directed toward the goal of harming or injuring another living being who is motivated to avoid such treatment Behavior Directed toward a living organism Intentional Victim motivated to avoid harm cp Types of Aggression 1. Instrumental aggression: A means to an end Intentional harm for purpose other than desire to inflict harm cp A hit man kills an unfaithful husband for
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2008 for the course PSYCH 280 taught by Professor Madon during the Spring '07 term at Iowa State.

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