Evolutionary Explanations of Human Aggression Essay Plan

Here's an essay plan on the subject of evolutionary explanations of human aggression. Use it if you want, I chose these studies/explanations as they had the most information to write about. When writing essays in psych remember about breadth and dept, 200 words approx for AO1 and 400 approx for AO2/3.

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Evolutionary Explanations of Human Aggression Essay Plan

1. Describe mate retention and violence- Buss- lots of different strategies have been
developed to keep a mate, including "direct guarding" of the female, and "negative
inducements" that would prevent her from straying. Modern example "vigilance" Wilson
found that women who agreed with…

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damage. Therefore, this explanation has universal flaws as we cannot generalise how all
humans will react in the same situation.


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