Aggressive Behavior: Current Perspectives by Leonard D. Eron (auth.), L. Rowell Huesmann (eds.)

By Leonard D. Eron (auth.), L. Rowell Huesmann (eds.)

In this significant paintings twelve eminent students evaluate the newest theoretical paintings on human competitive habit. rising theories of aggression; friends, sex-roles, and aggression; environmental research and mitigation of aggression; improvement of grownup aggression; and crew aggression in kids and adults are all mentioned intimately to supply clinicians, researchers, and scholars with a state of the art evaluation of the field.

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Thus, moral behavior also requires certain performance competencies. Our model has several implications for prevention and intervention to reduce childhood aggression. We suggest that the relation between moral cognition and aggression is complex, and that intervention efforts should focus on at least three components of this relation. First, interventions should increase the salience of the morality dimensions of social interactions. Second, interventions should promote the development of more sophisticated moral reasoning structures which focus on internal sanctions for causing harm to others.

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Correspondingly, the term anger as used here refers to an experience, the person's feelings when he or she is inclined to assault someone verbally or physically. FINDINGS USUALLY LEFT UNEXPLAINED THE CoNVENTIONAL AccouNT A common theme runs through the results obtained in the conventional studies of emotion-investigations in which the participants are basically asked to describe the occasions on which they have become (or are likely to become) angry. Although their findings at times differ in detail, many of these studies conclude that anger arises primarily when someone is wronged.

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