Lect02.F08 - THE PROBLEM OF AGGRESSION What is aggression...

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Unformatted text preview: THE PROBLEM OF AGGRESSION ¡ What is aggression? ¡ What are the different types of aggression? ¡ Do people ‘like’ hurting others? ¡ Are males or females more aggressive? ¡ Frustration – Aggression theory. ¡ How attributions moderate the effects of frustration. What is aggression? ¡ Common goal – The deliberate injury of another ¡ Definition – A behavior, either physical or symbolic, that is carried out with the intention to harm someone. Types of aggression ¡ Instrumental (proactive) versus Emotional (reactive) ¡ Physical versus Verbal versus Psychological ¡ Direct versus Indirect ¡ Consciously controlled versus Impulsive 1 2 3 4 5 6 Aggression level No Pain Pain information information provided provided Not Angry Angry Is There a Desire To Hurt? Aggression level as a function of emotional state & information about the victim’s pain (Adapted from Baron, 1977) Gender differences in four types of aggression (Bjorkqvist et al., 1992) 0.00 0.20 0.40 0.60 0.80 1.00 1.201....
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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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Lect02.F08 - THE PROBLEM OF AGGRESSION What is aggression...

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