Interpersonal aggression as a function of subject's sex, subject's sex role identification, opponent's sex, and degree of provocation.


Ninety-five undergraduates served as subjects in an experiment where they could administer electric shock to an opponent and receive the same from an opponent. The independent variables were subject's sex, subject's sex role identification (as measured by the Bem Sex Role Inventory), opponent's sex, as well as degree of provocation from the opponent… (More)