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Developmental origins of aggression

Author: Richard Ernest Tremblay; Willard W Hartup; John Archer
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©2005.
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While aggression is often conceived as a learned behavior that peaks during adolescence, this important volume shows that aggressive behaviors have their origins in early childhood and even infancy. Findings from major longitudinal research programs are used to illuminate the processes by which most children learn alternatives to physical aggression as they grow older, while a minority become increasingly violent.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Études longitudinales
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Developmental origins of aggression.
New York : Guilford Press, c2005
(OCoLC)607530106
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Ernest Tremblay; Willard W Hartup; John Archer
ISBN: 1593851103 9781593851101
OCLC Number: 56920755
Description: xvi, 480 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Development of aggression / Willard W. Hartup --
Subtypes of aggression in humans and animals / Paul L. Gendreau and John Archer --
Play fighting / Sergio M. Pellis, Vivien C. Pellis, and Afra Foroud --
Genetic and environmental factors influencing the expression of impulsive aggression and serotonergic functioning in Rhesus monkeys / Stephen J. Suomi --
Developmental origins of physicals aggression in humans / Richard E. Tremblay and Daniel S. Nagin --
Beginnings of aggression in infancy / Dale F. Hay --
Play and the regulation of aggression / Jordan B. Peterson and Joseph L. Flanders --
Indirect aggression among humans / Tracy Vaillancourt --
Proactive and reactive aggression / Frank Vitaro and Mara Brendgen --
Homicide, violence, and developmental trajectories / Rolf Loeber, Eric Lacourse, and D. Lynn Homish --
Genetics and the development of aggression / Daniel Pérusse and Paul L. Gendreau --
Mapping brain development and aggression / Tomáš Paus --
Neuromodulators in the development and expression of inhibition and aggression / Robert O. Pihl and Chawki Benkelfat --
Hormones and the developmental origins of aggression / Stephanie H..M. Van Goozen --
Executive function in early physical aggression / Jean Richard Séguin and Philip David Zelazo --
Language development and aggressive behavior / Ginette Dionne --
Intergenerational transmission of aggression and antisocial behavior / Mark Zoccolillo ... [et al.] --
Peer relationships and the development of aggressive behavior in early childhood / Michel Boivin, Frank Vitaro, and Franc̜ois Poulin --
Social capital and physical violence / Uberto Gatti and Richard E. Tremblay --
Sex differences in aggressive behavior / John Archer and Sylvana Côté --
Developmental origins of aggression / Richard E. Tremblay and Sylvana Côté.
Responsibility: edited by Richard E. Tremblay, Willard W. Hartup, John Archer.

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While aggression is often conceived as a learned behaviour that peaks during adolescence, this volume shows that aggressive behaviours have their origins in early childhood and even infancy.  Read more...
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'Our understanding of aggression has gone through a virtual revolution during the past few decades. This splendid book admirably indicates what is new about the ideas and findings, why they are Read more...

 
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