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

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