Ch. 10 Psych Notes

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Department
Psychological & Brain Sciences
Course
CAS PS 261
Professor
David Shim
Semester
Spring

Description
Ch. 10: Aggression ­Aggression: actions designed to harm others in some way ­Factors: ­Basic Social: words or actions of other people ­Social exclusion & exposure to media violence ­rejection initiates hostile mind­set ­media violence­ increase aggressive behavior (TV, movies, video  games) ­Games satisfy motives for competence & mastery ­Games increase aggressive cognition, affect & behavior & reduce  empathy ­hostile expectation bias: expect others to behave aggressively ­desensitization to violence ­P300 Activity­ event­related brain potential—changes in brain  activity that occur as certain kinds of info are processed ­Cultural: i.e. norms tell individuals respond aggressively to defend honor ­Honor (Nisbett & Cohen)—cultures where things could be stolen,  had to express you wouldn’t tolerate it ­Sexual jealousy (fear of infidelity) can be motivator ­Male­Gender Role: threat to manhood can motivate agg. ­Personality: traits that predispose some toward aggressive outbursts ­The Tass Model: Traits As Situational Sensitivities Model ­many aspectso f personality function in threshold­like  manner—only when situations are strong enough do they  influence behavior ­Type A Behavior Pattern: extremely competitive, always in a  hurry, especially irritable & aggressive (Type B= opposite) ­Hostile Aggression: inflicting harm on victim ­Instrumental Aggression: forceful behavior to achieve goal ­Narcissism= defend egos= more aggressive ­Less aggressive gender gap= women—more aggressive ­Situational: aspects of external world i.e. tempe
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