Unformatted text preview: The view that unpleasant experiences cause a negative effect, with in turn stimulates associations connected with fear and anger. Emotional and behavioral outcomes then depend, at least in part, on higher order cognitive processing o WEAPONS EFFECT The tendency of weapons to increase the likelihood of aggression by their mere presence o HOSTILE ATTRIBUTION BIAS The tendency to perceive hostile intent in others o MITIGATING INFORMATION Information about a persons situation indicating that he or she should not be held fully responsible for aggressive actions o DESENSITATION Reduction in emotion-related physiological reactivity in response to a stimulus o CULTIVATION The process by which the mass media (particularly tv) construct a version of social reality for public o PORNOGRAPHY Explicit sexual material o CYCLE OF VIOLENCE The transmission of domestic violence across generations...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSYCH 102 taught by Professor Klein during the Winter '08 term at UCSB.
- Winter '08
- Social Psychology