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Differences Between Men and Women in the Everyday Experience of Anger

  • W. Douglas Frost
  • James R. Averill
Part of the Springer Series in Social Psychology book series (SSSOC)

Abstract

Stereotypically, women have been regarded as more emotional than men. Presumsably, men learn that “big boys don’t cry” and tend to inhibit the spontaneous expression of emotion (except in special restricted circumstances, e.g., at sports events). But there is an important exception to this stereotype. In the case of anger, women are thought to be less, not more, emotional than men.

Keywords

Everyday Experience Verbal Aggression Clinical Literature Male Target Female Chimpanzee 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Douglas Frost
  • James R. Averill
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Psychology, Tobin HallUniversity of Massachusetts—AmherstAmherstUSA

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