Social Theories of Aggression

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Deindividuation
People are disinhibited when anonymous as part of a crowd - people will act aggressively due to feeling less personally responsible for their actions
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Social Learning Theory (SLT)
Says behaviours are learnt in two ways: directly through reinforcement (reward & punishment) and indirectly (vicarious learning) - Bandura Bobo Doll Experiment
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Institutional - Police Force
To uphold rules and norms of society police are allowed to use aggression against people breaking the law
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Institutional - Military
Aggression is an important feature of a soldiers job, it needs to be controlled and used at the right time
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Institutional - Terrorist Groups
Terrorists act in an antisocial way, joining a group and acting aggressively thinking it will bring them certain benefits
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Says behaviours are learnt in two ways: directly through reinforcement (reward & punishment) and indirectly (vicarious learning) - Bandura Bobo Doll Experiment

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Social Learning Theory (SLT)

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To uphold rules and norms of society police are allowed to use aggression against people breaking the law

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Aggression is an important feature of a soldiers job, it needs to be controlled and used at the right time

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Terrorists act in an antisocial way, joining a group and acting aggressively thinking it will bring them certain benefits

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