Neural and Hormonal factors in Aggression (AQA) A2 AO1

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1. What does Tennes and Kreye's study suggest?

  • That violent schoolchildren are a problem in today's society
  • Aggression is caused by both Cortisol and Testosterone equally
  • That high testosterone is the most important factor in aggression but that low cortisol levels also increase the likelihood of aggression
  • Cortisol is the most important factor in determining the reason for aggression
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2. In what way does Cortisol influence aggression?

  • It influences aggression related hormones
  • It doesn't
  • It directly influences aggression levels
  • It sucks your blood which makes you angry, producing more testosterone and provoking aggression (I ran out of ideas, okay? :/ )

3. Whom of the following carried out a study on Testosterone in aggression?

  • Dabbs et al (1987)
  • Archer (1991)
  • Bandura (1960)
  • Freud (1956)

4. Tennes and Kreye (1985) conducted a study in to cortisol in aggression, what were their findings?

  • Non-existent levels of cortisol in violent schoolchildren
  • Low levels of cortisol in violent schoolchildren
  • High levels of cortisol in violent schoolchildren
  • Medium levels of cortisol in violent children

5. To investigate the effects of Dopamine on Aggression, Buitelaar (2003) gave PPs antipsychotics, what did this do?

  • Reduced dopamine activity, therefore reducing aggressive behaviour in violent deliquents
  • Increased dopamine activity, therefore increasing aggressive behaviour in violent deliquents
  • Reduced dopamine activity, therefore increasing aggresive behaviour in violent deliquents
  • Increased dopamine activity, therefore reducing aggressive behaviour in violent deliquents

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