Aggression

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PSYB10 (Aggression) Flashcards on Aggression, created by andreaarose on 12/08/2013.

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Physical aggression Aggression inflicting physical pain
Verbal/relational aggression Saying or doing psychologically hurtful things
Hostile aggression Aggressive behaviour that stems from anger and has the goal of inflicting pain
Instrumental aggression Aggressive behaviour that inflicts pain.
Kin selection Behaviours that help a genetic relative are favoured.
Inclusive fitness We choose mates that survive and help us survive.
Amygdala Stimulating the amygdala can lead to aggression.
Prefrontal cortex Regulates aggressive impulses, involved in planning and behavioural regulation.
Testosterone Injecting testosterone does not increase aggression.
Serotonin Inhibits aggressive impulses.
Alcohol 65% of homicides and 55% of domestic violence involves alcohol. It disinhibits behaviour.
Frustration aggression theory Aggression stems from frustration. Not all aggression is the result of frustration.
Relative deprivation Feelings of discontent aroused by the belief that one fares poorly compared to others.
Neo associationism Aversive events cause anger. Aggressive stimuli triggers aggressive behaviour - the Gun study.
Social learning theory "I did what anyone else would do"
Vicarious learning Learning through observation of others behaviour.
Social modelling of aggression We learn aggression from observing others and imitating them.
Bobo doll experiment Physically aggressive children are more likely to have punitive parents.
TV and aggression Violent TV watching at 8 predicted aggression at age 19.
Desensitization Reduction in emotion related physiological reactivity in response to a stimulus.
Cultivation Process by which the mass media constructs a version of social reality for the public.
Intimate violence Aggression between intimates - date rape, domestic violence.
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