Yr13 Aggression Key Terms

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DescriptionKey Term
an inflatable toy doll weighted at the base
in SLT, copying the behaviour you witnessed
being confident in your own abilities
the idea that people in a group will look to others for what to do, and will adopt a distinctive behaviour
The idea that a person's behaviour causes a change in levels of testosterone
an evil act of aggression that isn't instinctive
fear of being assessed by others: relates to deindividuation
refers to individual characteristics that may contribute to aggressive behaviour
Dollard's idea that a person's frustration will eventually build up and lead to aggressive acts
The loss of one's sense of identity
a criticism of Bandura: the idea that a researcher assumes their ideas are appropriate regardless of culture
In evolutionary explanations, the showing of aggression to assert power and status
refers to factors present in certain social situations that may lead to aggression that would not otherwise be seen
in SLT, how much you focus on your model
term for aggressive acts and situations taking place in prisons, the military, and other institutions
The idea that testosterone causes a change in a person's behaviour
Devised by Smelser: basically stages a group goes through to develop collective behaviour
in SLT, having good reason to recreate the demonstrated behaviour
Berkowitz and LePage's much maligned idea that frustration needs a catalyst object to become agression
DescriptionKey Term
in deindividuation, the reduction of evaluating your own behaviour
According to Runcimann, not having as much as you used to have
in SLT, storing the behaviour you witnessed
Male sex hormones, mainly testosterone
Part of the brain (found in the limbic system) responsible for processing emotions
Genetic discovery by Sandberg, where the male has an extra Y chromosome
According to Runcimann, not having as much as other groups
watching someone else being rewarded for a behaviour
copying someone: Tarde found the key characteristics for this in 1912
Hindu festival in India where there is little or no group aggression
Idea proposed by Bandura, suggesting people learn by watching the behaviours of others
in group aggression, where emotions and behaviour are copied and intensified
Neurotransmitter found to inhibit aggression
type of aggression that involves an impulsive act when threatened
System of cells in the testes that make testosterone
The idea that aggression is caused by not having what you feel you should have compared to others/what you had in the past
In evolutionary explanations, a behaviour that when shown stops aggression from an attacker and 'admits defeat'
In group aggression, where group views become infectious and spread rapidly
the basis of social learning theory: a person you identify with and copy

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