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PSYB10 Pgs 335-369

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYB10H3
Professor
Elizabeth Page- Gould
Semester
Summer

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PSYB10 335369 Aggression Aggression intentional bhvr aimedcausing either physicalpsychological pain Hostile aggression an act of aggression stemming f feelings of anger and aimedinflicting pain Instrumental aggression aggression as a means to some goal other than causing painEros the instinct toward life posited by FreudThanatos according to Freud an instinctual drive toward death leading to aggressive actions Evolutionary psychologists say that aggression is genetically programmed into men to establish dominance over other males and so the female will choose them to mat w secondly is to aggress jealously to ensure that their mates are not copulating w others to ensure paternityViolence is more acceptable in honor cultures cultures that define male honor in terms of power toughness and ability to protect ones propertyAmygdala an area in the core of the brain thats associated w aggressive bhvr fight vs flee Serotonin a chemical in the brain t
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