Turning a blind eye to potential costs: Ostracism increases aggressive tendency

Kai Tak POON, Wing Yan WONG

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Abstract

The current research found that reduced sensitivity to costs of aggression mediated the effect of ostracism and aggression. Moreover, warning ostracized people about potential costs of aggression effectively weakened their aggressive tendency. These findings highlights the significance of cost sensitivity in understanding various behavioral responses following ostracism. Copyright © 2018 Association for Psychological Science.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - May 2018

Citation

Poon, K.-T., & Wong, W.-Y. (2018, May). Turning a blind eye to potential costs: Ostracism increases aggressive tendency. Poster presented at the 30th APS Annual Convention, Hilton San Francisco Union Square, San Francisco, USA.

Keywords

  • Aggression

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