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Psychologies of human aggression and their implications for public policy

a bibliographical discussion

by Paul J. Weber

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Published in Monticello, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bibliography,
  • Aggressiveness

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    Cover title.

    SeriesCouncil of Planning Librarians. Exchange bibliography -- 515, Exchange bibliography (Council of Planning Librarians) -- 515.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination41 p.
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24980219M
    OCLC/WorldCa846861

    Human aggression. 2d ed. New York: Plenum. E-mail Citation» This paper is important, as it provides the definition of aggression that most psychologists use today. Aggression is defined as any act meant to harm another person who is motivated to avoid such harm. Blanchard, D. Caroline, and Robert J. Blanchard. Humanistic psychologists look at human behavior, not only through the eyes of the observer, but through the eyes of the person doing the behaving. Humanistic psychologists believe that an individual's behavior is connected to his inner feelings and self-image.

      Research Focus. The Effects of Provocation and Fear of Death on Aggression. McGregor et al. () demonstrated that people who have been provoked by others may be particularly aggressive if they are also experiencing negative emotions about the fear of their own : Charles Stangor. Psychologists aren’t the only people who seek to understand human behavior and solve social problems. Philosophers, religious leaders, and politicians, among others, also strive to provide explanations for human behavior. But psychologists believe that research is the best tool for understanding human beings and their relationships with others.

    In psychology, the term aggression refers to a range of behaviors that can result in both physical and psychological harm to yourself, others, or objects in the type of behavior centers on harming another person either physically or mentally. It can be a sign of an underlying mental health disorder, a substance use disorder, or a medical disorder. Abstract. Most of the research in social psychology on harm doing behavior is conceived as aggression. There is no separate basic research area on violence, although sometimes high levels of aggression or inflicting physical harm are referred to as by: 3.


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Psychologies of human aggression and their implications for public policy by Paul J. Weber Download PDF EPUB FB2

Psychologies of human aggression and their implications for public policy: a bibliographical discussion. For centuries, scholars have debated the causes of aggression and the means to reduce its occurrence. Human Aggression brings together internationally recognized experts discussing the most current psychological research on the causes and prevention of aggression.

Scholars, policy makers, practitioners, and those generally concerned with the growing issue of aggression find this a much 5/5(1).

Human Aggression brings together internationally recognized experts discussing the most current psychological research on the causes and prevention of aggression. Scholars, policy makers, practitioners, and those generally concerned with the growing issue of aggression find this a much needed reference work.5/5(1).

The effects of the situational variables examined on human aggression are provocation, alcohol, the presence of weapons, media violence, anonymity, and temperature.

Select 3 - Affective Aggression: The Role of Stress, Pain, and Negative Affect. Book chapter Full text access. For centuries, scholars have debated the causes of aggression and the means to reduce its occurrence.

Human Aggression brings together internationally recognized experts discussing the most current psychological research on the causes and prevention of aggression. Scholars, policy makers, practitioners, and those generally concerned with the growing issue of aggression find this a much. Human Aggression brings together internationally recognized experts discussing the most current psychological research on the causes and prevention of aggression.

Scholars, policy makers, practitioners, and those generally concerned with the growing issue of aggression find this a much needed reference work.

The book concludes with work showing how we may make the world a more peaceful place by preventing and reducing aggression and violence. The volume is essential reading for upper-level students and researchers of psychology and related disciplines interested in a rigorous and multi-perspective overview of work on aggression and by: 4.

KINDS OF HUMAN AGGRESSION 5. Towards a Conceptualization and Classification of Animal Aggression J. Martin Ramirez, Hiroshima Forum for Psychology8: 11~21 6. Some Inconsistencies between his present behavioral and previous physiological analyses of aggression: Comments on Dr.

Ramirez's Paper. The present chapter serves as a brief introduction to human aggression. Contemporary definitions of aggression are discussed, as well its measurement.

Research and Implications for Policy. San. Effects of violent video games on aggressive behavior, aggressive cognition, aggressive affect, physiological arousal, and prosocial behavior: A meta-analytic review of the scientific literature. Psychological Science, 12, It can therefore be accepted that not one single theory can explain human aggression and violence, agreeing with the given statement.

References. Bandura, A (). Psychological mechanisms of aggression, New York: Academic Press, in Baron, R, A., Richardson, D R () Human aggression, 2 nd edition. New York: Plenum press. Bandura, A (). In this book, leading experts in psychology, decision research, policy analysis, economics, political science, law, medicine, and philosophy explore major trends, principles, and general insights about human behavior in policy-relevant settings.

Their work provides a deeper understanding of the many drivers--cognitive, social, perceptual. Five sections examine major theoretical perspectives, genetic and environmental determinants, and the psychological and relational processes underlying human violence and aggression.

The tone of the book is realistic in its investigation of violence as an inherent part of human genetics and interaction, but hopeful in its exploration of research-based interventions aimed at reducing violence in future Pages: Aggression.

aggression, a form of behavior characterized by physical or verbal attack. It may appear either appropriate and self-protective, even constructive, as in healthy self-assertiveness, or inappropriate and destructive. Aggression may be directed outward, against others, or inward, against the self, leading to self-destructive or suicidal actions.

Psychology, Public Policy, and Law ® provides a forum in which to critically evaluate the contributions of psychology and related disciplines (hereinafter psychology) to public policy and legal issues, and vice versa. It is read by legal scholars and professionals and public policy analysts as well as psychology researchers and practitioners working at the interface of the three fields.

The Behavioral Foundations of Public Policy challenges that hegemony. In each interesting chapter—on topics ranging from discrimination and poverty to health, savings, and bureaucracy—the book shows the role of psychology in public policy.

Only one word can describe this book: wow!"—George Akerlof, Nobel Laureate in Economics. The fully revised and updated edition of this successful book offers a brief introduction to the psychology of human aggression.

Aggression is defined as an act of intentional harm inflicted on another person in response to some provoking circumstance, through a process involving thought, feeling, judgement and motivation. S Hart and R Dempster, ‘Impulsivity and Psychopathy’ in C Webster and M Jackson (eds), Impulsivity: Theory, Assessment and Treatment (Guilford Press, New York ); see also RG Fontaine, ‘Disentangling the Psychology and Law of Instrumental and Reactive Subtypes of Aggression’ () 13 Psychology, Public Policy, and Law ; M Cima Cited by: 4.

On some Implications of evolutionary psychology for the study of preferences and institutions Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 43(1) September with 33 Reads.

Get this from a library. Human aggression: theories, research, and implications for social policy. [Russell G Geen; Edward I Donnerstein;] -- For centuries, scholars have debated the causes of aggression and the means to reduce its occurrence. Human Aggression brings together internationally recognized experts discussing the most current.

Anderson's team conducted a number of studies designed to test some of these ideas about automatic versus controlled cognitive processes, their relationship to anger and other aggression related emotions, and on how personality and situational combine to create conditions that elicit behavior intended to harm another person, i.e., aggression.Geen, Russell G.

and Donnerstein, Edward I. Human aggression: theories, research, and implications for social policy Russell G. & Donnerstein, Edward I.Human aggression: theories, research, and implications for social policy / edited by Russell G.

Geen The making of human aggression: a psychological approach / edited by.A psychologist by background, I lead a small team in the center of the UK government that actually has such a remit. The UK’s Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) brings together psychologists, policymakers, and economists to apply findings from behavioral economics and social psychology to improve public by: 1.