theories of aggression.

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  • theories of aggression
    • instinct aggression theory.
      • you are born with the aggressive trait.
      • aggression is built up and has to be released.
      • displacement theroy, individual waits for correct opportunity to release aggression.
      • catharsis.
    • frustration aggression theory.
      • blocked goal causes frustration.
        • frustration causes aggression.
          • release of aggression causes cathartic affect.
    • cue arousal theory.
      • frustration builds but only released when socially desirable cue present.
    • social learning theory.
      • aggression learnt by observing and copying others.
      • reinforcement causes behavior to be repeated.


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