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aggression

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYB10H3
Professor
Elizabeth Page- Gould
Semester
Winter

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PSYB10 LEC 21 Aggression Aggression Intentional behaviour aimed at causing physical or psychological pain Two dimensions of classification Type of pain Physical aggression : aggression inflicting physical pain Verbal or relational aggression: saying or doing psychologically hurtful things Goal of pain We make a distinction between hostile and instrumental aggression What is the goal of the aggression Hostile aggression Aggressive behaviour that: Stems from feelings of anger Has the goal of inflicting pain Upset and want to inflict pain on someone else Instrumental aggression Aggressive behaviour that: inflicts pain The pain is a middle step toward another goal The outcome goal is not pain, but your willing to cause pain in the process Why we hurt Genetic predisposition in humans (innate that will make you aggress) Chemical influence (I was drunk) Frustration-aggression theory (bad day) www.notesolution.com
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