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Aggression Learning goals: Understand the definition of aggression Understand the various theories explaining the source of aggression Identify means of reducing aggressive behavior
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Aggression Humans have shown to be an aggressive species With the exception of certain rodents, no other vertebrates so consistently kill members of their own kind. Aggression in the extreme form of physical destruction can be considered to be the ultimate degree of social influence
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Defining Aggression A soldier shoots an enemy at the front line. A football player ‘sacks’ the quarterback. The warden of a prison executes a convicted criminal. Competitive nature that leads to being the top real estate salesperson in the city. Two men fight for a piece of bread. A tennis player smashes his racket after missing a volley. A person commits suicide. A man viciously kicks a cat. A hunter kills an animal and mounts it as a
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Aggression “another living being who is motivated to the act of aggression as a behavior aimed at causing harm or pain” “any form of behavior directed toward the goal of harming or injuring another human being who is
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This note was uploaded on 10/18/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 202 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at North South University.

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