The primary focus of the study was to find a positive correlation between right wing authoritarianism and anger, hostility, and aggression (verbal and physical). As a secondary hypothesis, the study compared males and females for higher levels of authoritarianism and aggression. Then, the study compared rebelliousness and aggression. The objective of the study is to broaden the spectrum of information in the field of authoritarianism and further our understanding of the role of anger within it. To assess authoritarianism the study employed the use of the ARS (Authoritarian- Rebellion Scale; Kohn, 1972). The AQ (Aggression Questionnaire Scale; Buss & Perry, 1992) was used to measure hostility, aggression (physical and verbal), and anger. As a whole, the study will examine hostility, anger, physical and verbal aggression, rebelliousness, pro-social behavior, authoritarianism, gender, and sex. With a more complete mapping of authoritarianism and aggression we may be able to take steps forward and achieve peaceful resolutions in the future. Authoritarianism and aggression were found to have no significant relationship when measured with the ARS and AQ. Following, males and female mean authoritarianism and AQ scores were compared and found that males did not have significantly higher levels of aggression or authoritarianism. Next, the study found that rebelliousness correlated negatively with aggression.
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