Chapter 9: Anger

Chapter 9 Introduction

This section will cover the emotion anger. Generally, anger is perceived to be a highly intense, negative emotion. This chapter will begin by providing evidence for universal and socially constructed emotion component changes for anger. The second half of the chapter will discuss two current social psychological theories of anger – the Cognitive-Neoassociationistic (CNA) model and the General Aggression Model (GAM).

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