Evaluative Implicit Aggression in College Students: Effects of Classroom Interpersonal Relationships

Ke ZHANG

Abstract


This study is a preliminary investigation of the effects of close classroom interpersonal relationships on the evaluation of implicit aggression by using college students as participants, as well as employing sociometry and implicit association tests. The experimental results show that the closeness of college students’ interpersonal relationships does not have a significant influence on their evaluative implicit aggression, which means the existence of evaluative implicit aggression is not influenced by an individual’s closeness in interpersonal relationship and that individuals with close interpersonal relationships still have evaluative implicit aggression.


Keywords


Implicit aggression; Implicit Association Test (IAT); Interpersonal relationships; Sociometry

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