Lecture 9 PSY220 Aggression & Altruism (2013) NO PICS&WHITE

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Unformatted text preview: Think Feel Quotes from Players Do/Say Feel Janet take Shannon’s boyfriend Think She’s so dumb Mad You don’t want to go? Fuck you then bitch! Maybe I should threaten her They get into a She beJer see it fist fight my way Betrayed Vicious Myth 3 Violent media only has a trivial effect on aggression. Substance use Abusive parent Poverty Broken home Low IQ An<social parents Prior physical violence Being male Poor parent- child rela<ons Violent media Gang membership 0 0.05 0.1 0.15 0.2 0.25 0.3 0.35 0.4 A Few Final Thoughts •  Aggression has mul<ple causes, and the media plays a big role •  This is not to say that you should avoid warm climates or never watch violent films •  Other factors maJer too (e.g., gender, culture) •  Need more on personality X situa<on interac<ons Break Today’s Plan Part 1: Aggression Part 2: Violence and the media Part 3: Prosocial Behaviour Prosocial Behaviour Any act performed with the goal of benefimng another person or people Why Do We Help? Cynical View Posi7ve View Cynical View We help other people...
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