Children's normative beliefs about aggression and aggressive behavior.

  title={Children's normative beliefs about aggression and aggressive behavior.},
  author={L. Rowell Huesmann and Nancy Guerra},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  volume={72 2},
Normative beliefs have been defined as self-regulating beliefs about the appropriateness of social behaviors. In 2 studies the authors revised their scale for assessing normative beliefs about aggression, found that it is reliable and valid for use with elementary school children, and investigated the longitudinal relation between normative beliefs about aggression and aggressive behavior in a large sample of elementary school children living in poor urban neighborhoods. Using data obtained in… CONTINUE READING
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