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Chapter Outline Chapter Outline Situational Causes of Aggression
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Situational Causes of Aggression Situational Causes of Aggression Pain and Discomfort as Causes of Aggression Both animal and human studies show that pain will increase the probability that an organism will aggress. Other forms of bodily or psychological discomfort (insults, crowding, heat, offensive odors) may also act to lower the threshold for aggressive behaviors.
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Social-Situational Causes of Social-Situational Causes of Aggression Aggression Frustration-aggression theory posits that frustration, the perception that you are being prevented from obtaining a goal, will result in an aggressive response. Frustration can occur due to relative deprivation , feeling that one has less than one deserves or has been led to expect, or has less than similar others, can increase aggressive behavior. Egoistic Deprivation Fraternal Deprivation
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Social-Situational Causes of Social-Situational Causes of Aggression Aggression People usually feel the need to reciprocate after they are provoked by aggressive behavior from another person. Provocation-Reciprocation Importance of Attributions Inferences of Intention Role of Mitigating Circumstances (e.g., Johnson & Rule, 1986)
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Attributional Processes in Aggression: The Attributional Processes in Aggression: The Influence of Mitigating Circumstances Influence of Mitigating Circumstances (Johnson & Rule, 1986) 0 5 10 15 20 25 Amt. of noise assistant was punished with Told nothing Told assistant was upset
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2012 for the course 830 321 taught by Professor K.brynildsen during the Spring '10 term at Rutgers.

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12_Part2 - Chapter Outline Chapter Situational Causes of...

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