Emotions and the Socialization of Aggression: Adults’ Angry Behavior and Children’s Arousal and Aggression

  • E. Mark Cummings
  • Carolyn Zahn-Waxler
Part of the Recent Research in Psychology book series (PSYCHOLOGY)


The understanding of the origins of aggression in children presents a significant challenge for research. Few topics in psychology have generated more empirical, theoretical, and societal interest over the years. Several themes have emerged over the past decade in research on aggression that call attention to the importance of the need for further advances in the understanding of the beginnings of aggressive patterns and the factors that influence the development of these patterns.


Aggressive Behavior Child Development Anger Expression Physiological Arousal Interparent Conflict 
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