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Aggression essay plans




Outline and evaluate one social psychological theory of aggression
(24 marks)


AO1 (8 marks):

Outline the SLT explanation of aggression:

Observation of models -> imitation -> reinforcement
4 factors:
Attention
Retention
Production
Motivation

AO2 (16 marks):

One study (focusing mainly of the findings and conclusions) to support…

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Biology plays a part in aggression e.g. testosterone.
Role of both nature and nurture in aggression and not just SLT

Practical Applications

Improve teaching and parenting skills because children imitate their behaviour.
Explain why young children commit crimes e.g. The Case of the Edlington brothers

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