developmental psychology (105) ch14 book notes

developmental psychology (105) ch14 book notes - CHAPTER 14...

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CHAPTER 14 Aggression begins around 18 months of age o Hitting and pushing o As children grow aggression tends to decrease Use more verbal aggression such and insults and taunting Also learn to control emotional feelings more Preschoolers fight most about possessions (instrumental aggression) and sometimes relational aggression: intended to harm others by damaging their peer relationships o Aggression about everything with siblings Aggression in elementary school becomes hostile o Desire to hurt others for protection against a perceived threat to self esteem o Also start bad habits like stealing, lying and cheating Adolescence overt aggression decreases o
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSYCH 105 taught by Professor Schwartz during the Winter '08 term at UCSB.

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