Passionate women and passionate men: sex differences in accounting for angry and weeping episodes.

@article{Egerton1988PassionateWA,
  title={Passionate women and passionate men: sex differences in accounting for angry and weeping episodes.},
  author={Muriel Egerton},
  journal={The British journal of social psychology},
  year={1988},
  volume={27 ( Pt 1)},
  pages={51-66}
}
  • Muriel Egerton
  • Published 1988 in The British journal of social psychology
This experiment tests a rule-role model of accounting for angry aggression. The hypothesis, derived from Averill's (1984) rule model of anger, is that people with stronger norms against aggression will account for their own angry aggression by interpreting it as passion, that is as externally caused and uncontrollable, more than people with weaker norms… CONTINUE READING