Chapter Notes - Chapter 14: Love and Hate Biological...

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    Chapter 14: Love and Hate
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    Biological Explanations of Hate Ethological Explanations Aggression was adaptive in the evolution of  our species Due to territory or mating Not good at explaining individual and cross- cultural variations in aggression Speculative, since we can’t know what the  situation was in our evolutionary past
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    Biological Explanations of Hate Brain Disorders Structural abnormalities Low density of dopamine receptors Drug-induced
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    Psychoanalytic Approaches to Hate Thanatos The drive toward death and self-destructive  behavior Some people may utilize defense  mechanism to detour thanatos projecting this drive onto others Displacing to a safer target
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    Neo-Analytic Views of Hate Jung’s “shadow” archetype Primitive aggressive instincts Erikson:  failure to resolve any of the  first three ego crises might result in  hostility Trust vs. mistrust Autonomy vs. shame Initiative vs. guilt
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    Adler focused on early social  experiences Children who are rejected by parents may  experience feelings of inferiority These individuals may then overcompensate  for this inferiority by aggression Neo-Analytic Views of Hate
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    Neo-Analytic Views of Hate Horney also focused on early social  experiences Children who do not feel safe become  anxious To protect themselves, some of these  children develop an aggressive personality
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course PSYC 440 taught by Professor Elmore during the Spring '09 term at South Carolina.

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