Aggression Essay Topics

Video games and aggression

Violent computer games such as ? rst-person shooters (e. g. , ‘‘Counterstrike’’) have repeatedly raised the suspicion of parents, teachers, politicians, and scientists alike. Given the increasingly realistic portrayals of violence and the substantive training of (virtual) aggressive acts in these games rather than the passive observation of violence in movies, many have been alarmed… View Article

Video game controversy

“In 2008, 298. 2 million video games were sold in the US, totaling $11. 7 billion in revenue. Six of the top ten best-selling video games included violence, with four of the games carrying a “Mature” rating recommended for persons aged 17 and older. ” However, violent video games are becoming a serious issue due… View Article

Video game controversy

The video games phenomenon is somewhat new in this modern society. Although they often to be entertaining, the contents have become more violent and disturbing as computing technology has become much more advanced. These days, the popularity of violent video games has caused an increase in controversy. Parents and experts feel that some games are… View Article

Handling Aggression Through Positive Communication

Five year-old James is very busy working at the art easel on a special picture for his Mothers birthday. Jenny has been waiting her turn at the art easel. When she becomes frustrated because James is not leaving the easel, she grabs his painting from the easel and tears it apart. James screams for the teacher… View Article

Media And Aggression

Violence can defined as an action or threat aimed at injuring or killing someone, independent of the method used or the situation surrounding the section. Statistics shows that an average America child views/watches 100,000 acts of televised violence which includes 8,000 depictions of murder, before he/she completes the sixth grade that is before 13 years… View Article

The Prevalence of Aggression

The prevalence of violence in our society today lead to a renewed interest in this field researchers are aim to have a better understanding in order to control its reemergence in frequency and intensity. Violence is an intentional act directed at another human being designed to inflict pain while the target of the actions avoids… View Article

Human Aggression

This essay concerns one of the most influential works on human behavior today. The title of this article is “Human Aggression. ” This research was conducted by Craig A. Anderson and Brad J. Bushman who are both connected with the Department of Psychology at the Iowa State University. Their research was published in the Annual… View Article

Stop Bullying, Help Make the World a Happier, Better Place

Argumentative Essay: Stop Bullying, Help Make the World a Happier, Better Place Bullying is an emotinally draining issue prominent across the world today. Bullying is unacceptable, and there are many, if not several movements in an effort to end bullying once and for all. Throughout the course of this essay, I am going to discuss… View Article

Guns, Testosterone, and Aggression

Hypothesis: Can aggression be increased by the presence of weapons in the environment and by the hormone testosterone. Research Method Used: Experimental design and correlational study Test Subjects/ Participants: The test subjects were thirty male college students ranging from the ages 18 and 22 Variables that are being examined: The variables that are being examined… View Article

Social Learning Theory and Aggression

Social learning theory proposes that social learning occurs when the individual views a modeled behavior that they value, observes an act if the model has a role model or admired status, and when a person imitates a learned behavior (Bandura, & Ribes-Inesta, 1976). The basic foundations of the theory are applied to education policies, understanding… View Article

Communication Styles

What is Communication and Communication Styles? Communication according to Webster Dictionary is defined as a process by which information is exchanged between individuals through a common system of symbols, signs, or behavior (Merriem-Webster). Communication can be verbal and in this day in age text and email. Communication styles are the behaviors in communication that are… View Article

East of Eden – Anger and Rejection

Rejection and its resultant anger are two pillars around which East of Eden’s plot is built. The story is heavily influenced by these two principles, and they constitute the vast majority of thematic and pivotal plot points in the novel. The overarching theme is illustrated in its majority through Steinbeck’s repeated instances of rejection and… View Article

Aggression: Understanding Why We Hurt Others

Aggression is basically the physical or verbal behavior intended to cause harm. It may either be hostile, driven by anger and performed as an end in itself, or instrumental, which is a means to some other end (Myers, 2008.) In this study, a survey was made to investigate the relationship between aggression and internet gaming…. View Article

Frankenstein – Golden Mean Archetype

Throughout the last few chapters we have been reading, the perspective of our monster has shifted tremendously. At first, we viewed the creature as frightening and menacing. As the story continues, we base our view on the monster due to Victor’s aggressive behavior towards the creature, making us pity the poor monster as he has… View Article

How Do We Effectively Deal With a Conflict?

In our daily life we witness quarrels and misunderstandings which often lead to conflicts. Conflicts are unavoidable, unpleasant, and counterproductive. But with the right approach, they can have good results. A poorly handled conflict certainly can be dangerous; on the other hand, a skillfully handled conflict can lead to several benefits. When facing a conflict… View Article

Communication and Language Needs Wishes

Show how to find out an individual communication and language needs wishes and preferences Finding out the way an individual prefers to communicate can be done in two ways: direct or indirect. The talk of these individuals is very slow and intentional. They do not like loud, fast, and excessively aggressive talk. In addition, they… View Article

Hostile Aggression and Instrumental Aggression

Sources in behavioral sciences cannot specifically pinpoint the cause of aggression among people but cited influences such as childhood experiences, economic deprivation, social conflicts, power relations and even possible genetic causes. I have experienced some of these aggressions from people I came in contact with even from my friends and family. They vary in the… View Article

Passive Aggressive Behavior in the Workplace

Projects are due; holidays are here, so much to be done and so little time to do it. It is just a part of life to be dealing with so many different types of personalities, different work ethics and just basically understanding the people that you work with in a forty-hour work week. Dealing with… View Article

Aggressive Parents, Aggressive Children

Growing up, kids have a lot of influences in their life; from television to peers children will always absorb something. With this being said the biggest influence on a child would have to be the people there with the most- their family. Because this is unarguably true, it would then be fair to then assume… View Article

Aggression and Prosocial Behavior

Social psychology is defined as “the scientific study of how a person’s behavior, thoughts, and feelings are influenced by the real, imagined, or implied presence of others. ” This definition is the basis upon which aggression and prosocial behavior are built. As a human being, each of us is given a daily choice of how… View Article

Road Rage

Road rage is a major problem in the United States, anger causes stress, fear, and accidents to our roadways everyday. In this essay we will define road rage, look at the causes and effects, and come up with solutions on how to avoid an altercation with an aggressive driver who has road rage and how… View Article

Role of Neural and Hormonal Mechanisms in Humans Aggression

Neurotransmitters are chemicals that enable impulses within the brain to be transmitted from one area of the brain to another. Serotonin is thought to reduce aggression by inhibiting responses to emotional stimuli that might otherwise lead to an aggressive response. Low serotonin in the brain has been associated with an increased susceptibility to impulsive behaviour,… View Article

Managing Challenging Behaviour

Challenging Behaviour: “A person’s behaviour can be defined as “challenging” if it puts them or those around them (such as their carer) at risk, or leads to a poorer quality of life. It can also impact on their ability to join in everyday activities. Challenging behaviour can include aggression, self-harm, destructiveness and disruptiveness. Challenging behaviour… View Article

Psychological Perspectives for Health and Social Care

The influence of individuals The key principals of the learning theory is when a child sees certain displays or acts of behaviour, that they are more likely to copy it. He argued that we learn through a process of imitating role models, but that we also imitate the actions that are seen that could be… View Article

Bullying speech

What does it feel like to wake up in the morning and look forward to a day of teasing and name calling? What does it feel like to be engulfed in a world of negativity? Bullying… Unwanted and aggressive behavior among school aged children involving real or perceived power imbalance. Bullying is no man’s best… View Article

Department store

“What I Heard at the Discount Department Store” ─David Budbill. Q: How soon do you understand that a character, other than the poet, speaks this poem? What is her tone and how do you know it? In David Budbill’s poem, “What I Heard at the Discount Department Store”, it is evident by line six that someone… View Article

Workplace Bullying

Bullying is a worldwide epidemic that has plagued our society system for decades. We often hear that most of bully cases take place in schools but the gospel truth is bully also happens in the workplace. The workplace that should be a safe environment that allows employees to be productive has been disrupted by bully… View Article

Evaluate strategies used in health

Effects of alcohol/drugs with rehab/AA To overcome the effects of alcohol/drugs barrier to communication, there are many types of organisations available. For example, rehab is a place where individual’s will slowly learn to give up drugs and adapt to clean blood in their body. There are classes such as AA classes which help individual’s clean… View Article

Factors that can lead to aggression

In what was at the time named West Germany, there were 2467 cases of manslaughter or attempted murder in the one year of 1990. The rest of Europe had similar figures and the United States had an even higher number or cases (Mummendey, 1996). This begs the question as to why these events occur, and… View Article

Institutional aggression

One explanation of institutional aggression (otherwsie known as IA) are dispositional factors, this means that aggression is determined by a persons pre-existing disposition and personal characteristics that will impact on how aggressive they behave. The theory states that for example, if a large amount of people with aforementioned characteristics are in an institution then it… View Article