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Discuss one social psychological theory of aggression

One social psychological theory of aggression is social learning theory, social learning
theory focuses on the way in which we learn aggression from role models in the
environment ­ aggressive behaviour is learnt by observing behaviour that is rewarded and
copying it. There…

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Additional support for the social learning theory comes from Phillips who
conducted a study in the USA ­ he found that aggressive behaviour was statistically higher
the week following a national boxing tournament. This suggests behaviour can be learnt
through imitation and therefore provides support for SLT.
Studies surrounding SLT…


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