sociology

A woman scorned: The psychology of female aggression

A woman scorned: The psychology of female aggression

Piper Chapman isn’t your typical prison inmate. She’s not butch, muscular, violent and she ain’t got no swag.  She doesn’t sport any tattoos and she doesn’t have a history of psychiatric disorders. Yet, the timid Piper Chapman surprises viewers of the show Orange is the New Black by assaulting a fellow prisoner at the end of season 1. What made her snap? The psychology of female aggression is a dark and twisty road. Come walk it with me.