PSYC 3420 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Abusive Power And Control, Blunt Trauma, Inclusive Fitness

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Agression as a solution to adaptive problems below are leading candidates for adaptive problems for which aggression might be an evolved solution. Inflict costs on intrasexual rivals opposite sex same sex rivals going for the same resources such as valuable members of the. Deter rivals from future aggression getting the reputation that you are aggressive might function to deter aggression and other forms of cost infliction from others. Hells angels aggression and the reputation for aggression an act as deterrents e. g. you would think twice about flirting with the girlfriend of a member of the. A meta-analysis of sexy differences in aggression effect size is the magnitude of the sex differences. 80 is large . 50 is medium and . 20 is small. Same-sex bullying in schools in a study, 54% of middle school boys reported engaging in bullying an girls were. 36% of the boys but only 9% of the girls reported being physically hurt.

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