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Wayne A. Warburton Craig A. Anderson

‘If it's natural to kill, how come men have to go into training to learn how?’ Joan Baez (1968: 136)

Every history of humanity is peppered with incidents related to human aggression – war, conflict, interpersonal violence, and everyday hurts and harms. Although the contexts range widely, societal aggression and violence are ultimately driven by the intent of one person to hurt another, with some people being much more predisposed to aggression than others. For this reason, understanding within-person factors that increase an individual's likelihood of aggression is crucial to identifying the causes of aggressive behavior as well as the strategies that have the best chance of moderating ...

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