Views on Aggression
The development of aggression can be viewed within the social learning context. Social learning theorists such as Bandura help explain how the child learns to be aggressive; parental caregiving behaviors are also considered. Aggression found in the elderly needs to include the possibility of disease as a contributing factor. Additional theories regarding aggression include psychodynamic and biosocial possibilities. Aspects such as male and female roles, and sexism are also viewed as incorporated into the individual’s behavior through a learning process.
Social learning theory is applied to the development of …