Unformatted text preview: compares oneself. Social learning theory: the theory that we learn social behavior by observing and imitating and by being rewarded an punished. Schacter and singer:: a given state of bodily arousal feeds one emotion or another, depending on how the person interprets and labels the arousal. Arousal feeds emotions Catharsis: emotional release. The catharsis view of aggression is that aggressive drive is reduced when one “releases” aggressive energy, either by acting aggressively or by fantasizing aggression. Prosocial behavior: positive, constructive, helpful social behavior; the opposite of antisocial behavior. Social Scripts: culturally provided mental instructions for how to act in various situations...
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- Spring '08