Lecture 15 - Click to edit Master subtitle style Aggression Chapter 11 4.27.11 11 Are These Examples of Aggression A three-year old child hits his

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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 6/4/11 Aggression Chapter 11 4.27.11 11 6/4/11 Are These Examples of Aggression? A three-year old child hits his sister because “she is being mean and not sharing her toys.” A group of high-school students start a rumor that a teacher is romantically involved with another student. An adult sees a child being bullied by a group of kids and does nothing. During a heated argument, a husband says, “You’re a terrible mother” to his wife. 22 6/4/11 Definitions and Types of Aggression Aggression – behavior intended to harm another individual Violence – extreme acts of aggression Instrumental Aggression – harm is inflicted as a means to a desired end 33 6/4/11 Cultural Differences Individualistic vs. collectivistic cultures Individualistic – value independence, autonomy Collectivistic – value interdependence, cooperation Acceptance and attitudes about aggression Physical vs. verbal aggression Non-violent cultures?...
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Lecture 15 - Click to edit Master subtitle style Aggression Chapter 11 4.27.11 11 Are These Examples of Aggression A three-year old child hits his

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