Defining, measuring, and predicting impulsive aggression: a heuristic model.

  title={Defining, measuring, and predicting impulsive aggression: a heuristic model.},
  author={Ernest S. Barratt and Laura Slaughter},
  journal={Behavioral sciences & the law},
  volume={16 3},
Aggression research does not lack data--it lacks a model for integrating data. One of the problems confronting aggression researchers is the extensive body of multidisciplinary data that is difficult to synthesize to generate new directions in research. This paper proposes one solution that starts by asking "what is the minimal number of categories of concepts and measurements which are necessary to describe a person?". The answer is four categories of concepts: biological; cognitive… CONTINUE READING
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