Effects of hypermasculinity oh physical aggression against women.

  title={Effects of hypermasculinity oh physical aggression against women.},
  author={Dominic J. Parrott and Amos Zeichner},
  journal={Psychology of Men and Masculinity},
This study examined the influence of hypermasculinity on physical aggression toward women. Fifty-nine men were assigned to either a high- or low-hypermasculine group based on their responses on the Hypermasculinity Inventory. Aggression was measured by the response-choice aggression paradigm, in which participants who reported physical assault toward intimates had the choice to administer shocks or to completely refrain from retaliating to provocation from a fictitious female opponent. Results… 

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  • N. Malamuth
  • Psychology
    Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1983
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