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Sex differences in the aggressive behaviour of schoolchildren

Archer, John

Sex differences in the aggressive behaviour of schoolchildren

by Archer, John

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Published by s.n. in [Great Britain .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesBritish Journal of Social Psychology.
Statement[by] John Archer and Karin Westeman.
ContributionsWesteman, Karin.
The Physical Object
Paginationp.31-36
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13711083M

Using content analysis, this research examinesthe portrayal of women and the use of violent themes ina sample of 33 popular Nintendo and Sega Genesis videogames. It is proposed that video games, like other media forms, impact the identity ofchildren. This analysis reveals that traditional genderroles and violence are central to many games in thesample. There were no female characters in 41% of. Child Behaviors Sex-preferred behaviors.-To test for dif-ferences between boys and girls, t tests were computed on the differences in frequencies of the child behaviors. The 46 behaviors were combined into 31 categories on the basis of similarity. There was a total of seven behaviors that showed significant sex differences at the level or.

  Sex differences in aggression can be traced ultimately to sex differences in parental investment. Higher variance in reproductive success in men, resulting from lower parental investment, creates incentives for competition to achieve intrasexual dominance, while women's greater investment and role in caring for offspring creates costs for dangerous confrontations. For this study we measured the prevalence of violence in top-selling video games with emphasis on a detailed description of the nature of the violence. Special attention was given to the interaction of video game violence with the demographics of the video game characters. Of primary interest was how the race, sex, and age of the characters related to roles of power, dominance, and aggression.

  The Kruskal–Wallis analysis, as shown in Table 4, indicated that there were significant differences across externalizing problems (P = ), the prevalence of oppositional defiant disorder (P = ), conduct problems (P = ), rule-breaking behavior (P = ), and aggressive behavior . Results revealed that males are more overtly aggressive than females but when relational aggression was taken into consideration, females were often found to be just as aggressive as males (Sawalani, ). References. Bjorkqvist, K. (). Sex differences in physical, verbal, and indirect aggression: A review of recent research.


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Sex differences in the aggressive behaviour of schoolchildren by Archer, John Download PDF EPUB FB2

An observational study was carried out to investigate whether sex differences in aggression, found in pre‐school children in free‐play situations, Sex differences in the aggressive behaviour of schoolchildren. John Archer. Corresponding Author.

School of Psychology, Preston Polytechnic, Corporation Street, Preston, PR1 2TQ, Lancs, UK. sex and age differences in bullying in English school children similar to those found by the Finnish researchers.

Hines and Fry () found that Argentine women used more indirect aggression while men used more direct physical aggression. Rigby and Slee () found that while boys figured more. Carol A. Van Hulle, Irwin Waldman, Benjamin B. Lahey, Sex Differences in the Genetic and Environmental Influences on Self-Reported Non-aggressive and Aggressive Conduct Disorder Symptoms in Early and Middle Adolescence, Behavior Genetics, /s, 48, 4, (), ().Cited by: sex differences in aggressive behavior might vary during individuals’ development, reflecting differences in male and female life histories (Silk et al.

In several species, for example, males experienced higher rates of aggression from other group. Sex differences in aggression are of considerable practical importance in view of the societal problems caused by violent behaviour, and the consistent finding that these mainly involve young men.

Their significance is subject to considerable debate between biologically-oriented. Sex differences were found for several physically aggressive behaviors measured by the CTS2, mostly for minor forms of physical aggression. All sex differences were in the direction of women.

Sex differences in acts of aggression are often a matter of degree. But for some specific types of aggression, sex differences are dramatic. For instance, among primates, infanticide is a type of homicide almost exclusively committed by females (Hrdy ). It may also be. In this important work twelve eminent scholars review the latest theoretical work on human aggressive behavior.

Emerging theories of aggression; peers, sex-roles, and aggression; environmental investigation and mitigation of aggression; development of adult aggression; and group aggression in adolescents and adults are all discussed in detail to provide clinicians, researchers, and students 1/5(1).

lowed by a summary of previous reviews of sex differences in aggression, leading to the novel aspects of the present review.

The review is then outlined to specify the methods included, forms of aggression, and the crucial variable of sex of the opponent. Theoretical Frameworks Sexual Selection Theory Sexual selection theory (SST) locates the or. Aggressive Behavior and the "Little Brain" I first came to understand this as a doctoral student in the s reading the seminal book The Psychology of Sex Differences.

The purpose of the study was to (a) investigate gender and age differences in physical aggression, verbal aggression, anger, and hostility, and (b) examine the discriminatory power of the Greek version of the Aggression Questionnaire (GAQ) with high school students.

Abstract The present study examined sex differences in levels of physical, verbal, and indirect aggression amongst primary school children and their relationship with instrumental and expressive be Sex differences in levels of physical, verbal, and indirect aggression amongst primary school children and their associations with beliefs about aggression - Tapper - - Aggressive Behavior.

Increasing sex differences with age have been considered to reflect socialization (Tieger, ), but they may instead reflect the complexities of androgen effects on aggression. First, early androgens might control the maturation of aggressive behavior, much as hormones control the development of physical characteristics.

Meta-analytic reviews of sex differences in aggression from real-world settings are described. They cover self-reports, observations, peer reports, and teacher reports of overall direct, physical, verbal, and indirect forms of aggression, as well as (for self-reports) trait anger.

Meta-analyses of sex differences in physical aggression to heterosexual partners and in its physical consequences are reported.

Women were slightly more likely (d = –) than men to use one or more acts of physical aggression and to use such acts more frequently. Men were more likely (d) to inflict an injury, and overall, 62% of those injured by a partner were women.

In the present article, recent research on sex differences in aggressive styles is reviewed. The concept of indirect aggression is particularly presented and discussed. It is argued that it is incorrect, or rather, nonsensical, to claim that males are more aggressive than females.

A theory regarding the development of styles of aggressive behavior is presented. Canine aggression poses serious public health and animal welfare concerns. Most of what is understood about breed differences in aggression comes from reports based on bite statistics, behavior.

Prenatal hormone exposure is crucial for the development of aggressive style. Studies on gender differences in aggressive behavior are examined. In proportions of their total aggression scores, boys and girls are verbally about equally aggressive, while boys are more physically and girls more indirectly aggressive.

Thus, sex differences in physical aggression increase with the degree of risk, occur early in life, peak in young adulthood, and are likely to be mediated by greater male impulsiveness, and greater female fear of physical danger. There are individual differences in aggression, for instance, in terms of how people respond to negative emotions.

Men are more physically aggressive, but there are few differences between men and women in nonphysical aggression. Different cultures have different norms about aggression as well as different rates of aggressive behavior.

Furthermore, the sex difference in aggressive behaviour on the PSAP is consistent with that reported in the literature (reviewed in Archer ). The fact that there were no sex differences in reward or protection responding on the PSAP suggests that men were equally motivated to earn reward and avoid punishment (i.e.

point subtractions).Sex differences in psychology are differences in the mental functions and behaviors of the sexes, and are due to a complex interplay of biological, developmental, and cultural ences have been found in a variety of fields such as mental health, cognitive abilities, personality, emotion, sexuality, and tendency towards variation may be innate or learned and is often.Two studies found significant sex differences in the genetic and environmental variance influences on both non-aggressive and aggressive behavior reported by parents (Eley et al., ).

A more recent study also suggested sex-specific genetic and shared environmental effects for teachers’ reports (Vierikko, Pulkkinen, Kaprio, Viken, & Rose.