Chapter Outline

Situational Determinants of Aggression

  • Heat
  • Media Violence
  • Violent Video Games
  • Social Rejection and Aggression
  • Income Inequality

Construal Processes and Aggression

  • The Frustration-Aggression Hypothesis
  • Critiques of the Frustration-Aggression Hypothesis
  • A Neo-Associationistic Account of Aggression
  • Weapons and Violence

Culture and Aggression

  • The Culture of Honor
  • Rape-Prone Cultures

Evolution and Aggression

  • Violence in Stepfamilies
  • Gender and Aggression

Conflict and Peacemaking

  • Misperception
  • Simplistic Reasoning and Rhetoric
  • Communication and Reconciliation
  • Moving toward a Less Violent World?