What Can Be Done? Some Ideas Regarding the Humanisation of Psychological and Educational Practice

  • Stephen James Minton
Part of the Innovations and Controversies: Interrogating Educational Change book series (ICIE)


In Chapter 2 (Section I, ‘Psychological Understandings of Aggression’), we reviewed certain theoretical accounts that advanced the idea that the drive towards aggression and aggressive behaviour was deeply (and some argued, physically) embedded within the human system, i.e. aggression as part of our evolutionary make-up, and therefore ‘hard-wired’ into our nervous systems (physiological approaches to aggression, including neuropsychology), or as an indelible part of our unconscious psyches (psychodynamic accounts).


Positive Psychology Educational Practice Folk Psychology Autistic Spectrum Condition Mainstream Psychology 
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  • Stephen James Minton
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  1. 1.Trinity College DublinIreland

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