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Frodi, Ann – Journal of Research in Personality, 1977
Eighty male college freshmen participated in an experiment designed to investigate the hypothesis that enhanced arousal will facilitate subsequent aggressive behavior and that an increase in aggressive behavior will be more likely to occur in a setting of situational permissiveness rather than situational restrictiveness. (Editor)
Descriptors: Aggression, Arousal Patterns, Personality Studies, Research Methodology
Frodi, Ann; Willie, Diana – 1979
This paper discusses a series of three studies investigating the influence of infants' characteristics and signaling behavior on parents. Videotapes of either smiling/cooing/gurgling or crying infants were used to elicit parents' physiological and affective responses. Measured physiological responses included skin conductance, heart rate, and…
Descriptors: Arousal Patterns, Attachment Behavior, Auditory Stimuli, Child Abuse
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Frodi, Ann – Journal of Research in Personality, 1978
The study examines emotional and cognitive processes associated with a response to provocation, using the "stream of consciousness" technique, as well as mood and attitude questionnaires. Physiological processes (heart rate, electrodermal responses, and blood pressure) and sex differences in a display of aggressive behavior are also…
Descriptors: Aggression, Arousal Patterns, Heart Rate, Illustrations