WSU PSYCH 350 - Aggression and Frustration (3 pages)

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Aggression and Frustration

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Lecture number:
22
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Washington State University
Course:
Psych 350 - Social Psychology
Edition:
1

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Psych 350 1st Edition Lecture 22 Outline of Last Lecture I Aggression II Types of Aggression III Culture and Aggression IV Gender and Aggression Outline of Current Lecture I Individual Differences II Social Learning Theory III The Extent of Media Violence IV Long term Media Effects V Frustration Aggression Hypothesis Current Lecture I Individual Differences Some genetic component is likely Narcissistic personality Feeling entitled to preferential treatment Willingness to exploit others Low empathy for others These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute Aggression 4 likely Higher levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin reduces aggression Impaired prefrontal cortex linked to aggression II Hostile attribution bias the tendency to perceive hostile intent in others Social Learning Theory Bandura s 1961 Bobo Doll Study III V Modeling of aggression The Extent of Media Violence IV Impulsive behaviors By the end of elementary school a typical American child will have seen 8 000 murders More than 100 000 other acts of violence 2003 study found 534 separate episodes of prime time violence during a 2 week period The most violent TV shows are targeted to children Long term Media Effects Includes video gaming Modeling of attitudes and values Through habituation watching excessive media violence causes desensitization to violence Pro social television games associated with children s pro social behavior Frustration Aggression Hypothesis Frustration always leads to the motive to aggress All aggression is caused by frustration Both of these points have been later found to be overstated



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