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Describe the principals of social learning theory in aggression
Observation of an aggressive role model (e.g. an older sibling is aggressive), vicarious reinforcement (role model is rewarded), high self-efficacy (aggression is important to you) and direct reinforcement (being aggressive + benefiting from it)
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Name 5 studies related to deindividuation
Zimbardo (nurses, 2x), Rehm (boys sport uniform), Watson (12/15 aggressive, 1/8 aggressive), Mann (more baiting if dark and far away), Johnson et al (stereotype role adopted)
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Outline the role of 2 neurotransmitters and 2 hormones in aggression
Serotonin inhibits emotional responses to stimuli (low levels needed), Dopamine associated with activity in the brain (high levels), Testosterone high levels are correlated to aggression, Cortisol increases social anxiety + inhibits testosterone -low
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Evaluate Bruner et al's study on a dutch family where all the males were all aggressive
1. They all lived together which means they would be able to learn each others behaviour, 2. It is a case study and may not generalise, 3. If genetic why were the females not aggressive too?
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Name the studies used to evaluate Institutional aggression
Wilson, Milgram, Mandel, Bystander theory, Delisi et al
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Describe the key study by Shackleford et al into evolutionary aggression
They asked males and females who were in relationships to fill out questionnaires about mate retention strategies etc and found that emotional manipulation led to abuse and mate retention strategies correlated with abuse
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Outline the two places where group displays of aggression occur
Sport events often have group displays of aggression as fans become xenophobic and territorial. War is another, as males can gain benefits such as status and mates.
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