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

Instrumental situa7onal causes provocaon alcohol

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Unformatted text preview: 2007 Today’s Plan Part 1: Aggression Part 2: Violence and the media Part 3: Prosocial Behaviour Aggression An inten<onal ac<on aimed at doing harm or causing pain to another living being who is mo<vated to avoid such treatment HosAle vs. instrumental Situa7onal Causes •  Provoca<on •  Alcohol •  Frustra<on •  Social exclusion •  Heat •  Aggressive cues (media) Provoca7on How do we respond when provoked? Turn the other cheek? How do we respond when provoked? An eye for an eye? Eye for an Eye, Typically •  We tend to respond to direct provoca<ons with aggression. •  We tend not to reciprocate with aggression if we do not aJribute malicious intent (it was only an accident). Quotes from Gangs If you slap me, I’m gonna...
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