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PSYCHOLOGY ­ UNIT 3 - AGGRESSION







SLT OBSERVATION MENTAL REPRESENTATION PRODUCTION OF BEHAVIOUR
We learn aggressive behaviour through observation and imitation. People learn the specifics of aggressive For social learning theory to take place mental MAINTENANCE THROUGH DIRECT EXPERIENCE ­ An individua
AO1 behaviour and also its consequences by seeing…

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PSYCHOLOGY ­ UNIT 3 - AGGRESSION




DEINDIVIDUATION THEORY
DEINDIVIDUATION ­ to lose one's sense of individuality and identity.
AO1
NATURE OF DEINDIVIDUATION - It is a psychological state characterised by lowered self-evaluation and decreased concerns about evaluation by others. This leads to an increase in behaviours that would
normally be…

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PSYCHOLOGY ­ UNIT 3 - AGGRESSION




INSTITUTIONAL
AGGRESSION
INSTITUTUIONAL AGG WITHIN GROUPS (PRISON) INSTITUTIONAL AGG BETWEEN GROUPS (GENOCIDE)
THE IMPORTATION MODEL GENOCIDE
AO1 Interpersonal factors ­ IRWIN & CRESSEY claim that, in prisons, inmates bring with them (i.e. import) their own social Acts committed with the intent to destroy in…

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PSYCHOLOGY ­ UNIT 3 - AGGRESSION




NEURAL &
HORMONAL
MECHANISMS
NEURAL MECHANISMS HORMONAL MECHANISMS
Neurotransmitters are chemicals that enable impulses within the brain to be transmitted from one area of the TESTOSTERONE
AO1 brain to another. LOW LEVLS OF SEROTONIN & HIGH LEVELS OF DOPAMINE have been associated with Testosterone…

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PSYCHOLOGY ­ UNIT 3 - AGGRESSION




SEROTONIN TESTOSTERONE
AO2/AO3 RESEARCH SUPPORT - MANN ET AL 1990 - He gave 35 healthy subjects dexfenfluramine, which is known to deplete INCONSISTENT EVIDENCE - ALBERT ET AL 1993 - Claim that despite man studies
serotonin. Using a questionnaire to assess hostility and aggression…

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Comments

CRuby

extremely useful useful revision notes, thank you :)

Sheron Gill

These are brilliant thanks. :D 

Beth

what did you get in your exam? :-)

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