Lect03.F08 - Situational Influences on Aggression Were...

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Situational Influences on Aggression ± We’re nasty when we feel bad ± Does thinking make it so?
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Conflicting Views of Suffering ± “He who much has suffer’d, much will know.” (Homer) ± “It is not true that suffereing ennobles the character; . ..it makes one petty and vindictive.” (Somerset Maugham)
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Two Factor Theory of Emotions ± Two components general arousal cognitive interpretation of arousal ± Physiologically undifferentiated arousal is given meaning as an emotion by the cognitive interpretation we give it.
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Responses of “Angered” Subjects Schachter & Singer (1962) -1 -0.5 0 0.5 1 1.5 2 2.5 Non-Aroused (no- injection) Uninformed Experimental group Level of anger response
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Facial Expression as Indicator of Wired in Module for Emotion ± Ekman – Consistency of expressions across culture – Correlation with brain activity – Correlation with finger temperature
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AVERSIVELY STIMULATED AGGRESSION ± AVERSIVE STIMULATION ± NEGATIVE AFFECT ± HOSTILE AGGRESSION ± ANGER
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2008 for the course COMM 481 taught by Professor Huesmann during the Fall '08 term at University of Michigan.

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Lect03.F08 - Situational Influences on Aggression Were...

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