Gender and Aggression

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1. Clark & Hatfield

  • attractive confederates approached opposite-sex and asked 1/3 questions: males more willing to engage in causal sex.
  • attractive confederates approached opposite-sex and asked 1/3 questions: females more willing to engage in causal sex.
  • attractive confederates approached opposite-sexand asked 1/3 questions: males and females both willing to engage in causal sex.
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2. AO2/3 - Harrison et al

  • 56 men used aged between 22-50, given frustration game = decreased aggression but were differences between individuals
  • 56 men used aged between 22-50, given frustration game = increased aggression but were differences between individuals
  • Amygdala removal increases aggression

3. Trivers - Sexual Selection

  • Males have uncommitted sex and seeking wealth to produce as many offspring as possible, females want to be choosy and keep youthful so that males provide resources
  • Females have uncommitted sex and seeking wealth to produce as many offspring as possible, males want to be choosy and keep youthful so that males provide resources

4. Shaywitz and Shaywitz

  • MRI scans examined male and female brains carried language tasks, females used left and males used both hemispheres. Objective measure = scientific method
  • MRI scans examined male and female brains carried language tasks, men used left and females used both hemispheres. Objective measure = scientific method
  • MRI scans examined male and female brains carried language tasks, men used left and females used both hemispheres. Subjective measure = scientific method

5. Young et al

  • female monkeys injected with female hormones during pre-natal development, more likely to engage in rough play. Well-controlled but unethical & cannot generalise.
  • female monkeys injected with male hormones during pre-natal development, more likely to engage in rough play. Well-controlled but unethical & cannot generalise.
  • male monkeys injected with male hormones during pre-natal development, more likely to engage in rough play. Well-controlled but unethical & cannot generalise.

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