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Types of Aggression      Physical                  Verbal   Active Passive Hitting Name-Calling Don’t  shake  hands Don’t Say  Hello
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Theories of Aggression    Leading Proponent:  Konrad Lorenz (ethology)    He says we have a biological need for   aggression.  It  gets stronger as time passes since the last  aggressive act (like hunger increases hours after a  meal).     This causes our energy level  (drive level) to          increase.  This energy must somehow be released  (“catharsis ”).       Instinct Theory :  Through evolution, humans have  inherited a fighting instinct similar to that found in  many species of animals.
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Theories of Aggression Instinct Theory says that humans learn their own  individual ways of expressing aggressive motivation.   Nonhuman species behave in ways that are  genetically programmed and characteristic of all 
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2011 for the course PSY 201 taught by Professor Richardkirkmiller during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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