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Connections between sex and aggression

Dolf Zillmann

Connections between sex and aggression

by Dolf Zillmann

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Published by Lawrence Erlbaum Associates in Hillsdale, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex (Psychology),
  • Sex (Biology),
  • Aggressiveness,
  • Aggression,
  • Sex behavior,
  • Sex behavior, Animal

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDolf Zillmann.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF692 .Z54 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 258 p. ;
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3178095M
    ISBN 100898593336
    LC Control Number83020633

      For example, many studies focusing on the confluence model of sexual aggression (Malamuth and Hald ) have found a strong connection between measures of individual differences in men’s hostility toward women and their SAF or similar constructs such as dominance as a motive for sex and men’s rape fantasies. The problems that arise from this exposure include increased aggression and less creative play. In addition, time spent with media is time taken away from more productive activities. What does psychoanalytic theory say about the origins of sex differences and gender roles.

    In the scale, the relationship between the sum of the weighted scores of aggressive behaviors and interventions was positive and had a high correlation (p. That question has been the subject of numerous studies dating back to the s. The effects of porn and violent sex crimes have also been debated for decades because of issues with morality. New research findings published in the journal Trauma, Violence & Abuse suggest there is no connection between pornography consumption and sexual violence.

    Sex- and age-specific rates of killing unrelated persons of one’s own sex were computed for Canada (–), England/Wales (–), Chicago (–), and Detroit () from. Aggression is overt or covert, often harmful, social interaction with the intention of inflicting damage or other unpleasantness upon another individual. It may occur either reactively or without provocation. In humans, aggression can be caused by various triggers, from frustration due to blocked goals to feeling disrespected. Human aggression can be classified into direct and indirect.


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Book Table of Contents. Chapter Contents. Prev page. Next page. Sex and Aggression. In the book Connections Between Sexuality and Aggression (), Dolf Zillman wrote, "Aggression and sexuality are greatly interconnected, and the mechanisms of this interconnectedness and largely understood." They involve brain areas, chemicals, hormones, and behavioral connections.

This is the only available comprehensive monograph on interrelations and interdependencies between agonistic and sexual behaviors. Integrating theory and research from biology, anthropology, neurophysiology, endocrinology, psychophysiology, and psychology, this book focuses on the mechanisms that govern the mutual influences between sexuality and aggression in Cited by: Connections between sex and aggression.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Zillmann, Dolf. Connections between sex and aggression. Hillsdale, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, This book also: * traces connection between sexuality and aggression in nonhuman species, especially in nonhuman primates, * subjects human behavior to comparative and evolutionary analysis, * examines connectedness in neurological and endocrinological terms.

This book also: * traces connection between sexuality and aggression in nonhuman species, especially in nonhuman primates, * subjects human behavior to comparative and evolutionary analysis, * examines connectedness in neurological and endocrinological terms, * details both central and autonomic commonalities between sexual and aggressive.

Sex and violence are far closer than we’d like to believe. And from a neurological perspective, the two seem to be more connected than even the most hardened cynic would expect.

Such gender differences are not universal, however, and there are sex-role-reversed species where females are larger, and more aggressive, than. There are two distinct forms of aggression within this definition, overt (physical) and relational (verbal).

Crick and Grotpeter () state that the distinction between overt and relational aggression is related to gender. To be specific, the types of aggressive behaviors displayed within peer groups differ between same-sex groups. The connection between genetics, social environment, and criminal behavior appears to be a reality, although in varying degrees across criminals.

postmortem sex. Indirect aggression requires that a certain amount of social intelligence has developed. The child has to be able to analyze social situations in order to manipulate them.

Strong correlations between indirect aggression and social intelligence have been found [11, 12]. One mechanism that helps us control our negative emotions and aggression is a neural connection between the amygdala and regions of the prefrontal cortex (Gibson, ).

The prefrontal cortex is in effect a control center for aggression: when it is more highly activated, we are more able to control our aggressive impulses. According to Breuer and colleagues, “While all of the available meta-analyses found a relationship between aggression and the use of (violent) video games, the size and interpretation of this connection differ largely between these studies” (APA, ; Breuer et al., ; DeCamp, ).

Further, psychologists Patrick Markey. The complicated relationship between sex and power is seen in the fact that Freud hypothesized that sex and aggression were the key forces in the human unconscious. Cultural and sex differences in aggression: a comparison between Japanese and Spanish students using two different inventories.

Martin Ramirez, J.M. Andreu & T. Fujihara, Aggressive Behavior, () B) Justification of interpersonal aggression 2. Similarities in attitudes toward interpersonal aggression in Finland, Poland, and Spain. Media Violence Commission, International Society for Research on Aggression (ISRA).

Report of the media violence commission. Aggress Behav. ; 5. Anderson CA, Shibuya A, Ihori N, et al. Violent video game effects on aggression, empathy, and prosocial behavior in eastern and western countries: a meta-analytic review. As for the whole sex and aggression thing I’m afraid I don’t get it.

Okay, I get the idea, but the most aggressive thing I’ve ever had a character do is grab someone else by the lapels. And I never dwell on sex. I don’t write about that kind of people. I also don’t read those kinds of books.

Females are more likely to show non-violent types of aggression such as ostracizing their peers or spreading false rumors with the intent to cause pain. Thus, while there does seem to be a connection between testosterone and physical aggression, a person’s testosterone level will not necessarily be a good predictor of aggressive behavior.

“There’s no research that shows a clean connection between head injury and violence, per se,” says L.A.-based sports neurologist Vernon Williams.

Williams agrees concussions can leave players disinhibited, predisposing them to violent behavior, and cause dysfunction of the amygdala, the area of the brain that regulates rage. Some of the book’s findings (as related in a Psychiatric Times October article): It is uncommon for girls to be frequent, heavy players of video games, especially violent games.

The link between XYY genotype and aggression is still a source of heated debate, although a significantly higher prevalence of XYY genotype among the sexually motivated homicide perpetrators than among other male offenders was relatively recently reported (Briken, Habermann, Berner, & Hill, ).Additionally, identification with same sex aggressive TV characters, as well as participants’ ratings of perceived realism of TV violence, also predicted adult aggression in both males and females.

Furthermore, while a positive relationship was found between early aggression and subsequent TV violence viewing, the effect was not significant.Unfortunately, research has found a connection between PTSD and relationship violence. On a yearly basis, between eight and 21% of people in serious intimate relationships take aggressive actions against their partners.