Influences on Aggression

Influences on Aggression - Influences on Aggression...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Influences on Aggression Pornography and sexual violence o Experimental studies Repeated exposure to erotic films featuring quick, uncommitted sex distorts sexual reality, including Decreased attraction for your partner Increase perception of women’s sexual submission to men Increase acceptance of sexual violence Fosters myth about rape o Mullin & Linz Male viewers exposed to sexually violent movies Later expressed less sympathy for DV victims and rated victims’ injuries as less severe o Classical conditioning Unconditional stimulus -> unconditional response Conditioned simulus -> no sexual arousal o After conditioning: Conditioned stimulus (violence against women) -> conditioned response (sexual arousal) Kids spend much time watching television TV normalizes violence TV glamorizes violence Media has negative impact on children and adults Violent media causes aggression Viewing violent media does not release aggressive energy, it builds
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 03/16/2011 for the course PSYCH 12 taught by Professor Stock during the Fall '10 term at GWU.

Page1 / 3

Influences on Aggression - Influences on Aggression...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online