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social learning theory
the proposition that behaviour is learned through the observation of others as well as through the direct experiences of rewards and punishments
the idea that frustration always elicits the motive to aggress and that all aggression is caused by frustration
aggressing against a substitute target because aggressive acts against the source of the frustration are inhibited by fear or lack of access
a reduction of the motive to aggress that is said to result from any imagined, observed, or actual act of aggression
the proposal that aggression is influenced by both the intensity of arousal and the type of emotion produced by a stimulus
cognitive neoassociation analysis
the view that unpleasant experiences create negative effects, which in turn stimulates associations connected with anger and fear; emotional and behavioural outcomes then depend, at least in part, on higher-order cognitive processing
the tendency of weapons to increase the likelihood of aggression by their mere presence
information about a person's situation indicating that he or she should not be held fully responsible for aggressive actions
adaptation to something familiar so that both physiological and psychological responses are reduced
the process by which the mass media (particularly television) construct a version of social reality for the public
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