EXCITATION-TRANSFER THEORY By N., Sam M.S. - 459 Aggressive rsponses are intensified by arousal from other stimuli not directly related to the original stimulus that started the aggression. EXCITATION-TRANSFER THEORY: "In excitation transfer theory a state of residual arousal we are unaware of will be activated." Related Psychology Terms DREAM-STATE (D-STATE, REM- STATE) STIMULUS (literally “goad”) REACTION TIME (Response Latency) Identifying Relevant Theories and Models PMDD: Can It Be Cured? HEARING HABIT Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development Comparison of Assessment Tools EMOTION (Theories) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "EXCITATION-TRANSFER THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/excitation-transfer-theory/ (accessed February 7, 2023).