A laughing crowd affects how your brain responds to insults

We usually think of laughter as a sound of joy and mirth, but in certain contexts, such as when it accompanies an insult, it takes on a negative meaning, signaling contempt and derision, especially in a group situation. Most of us probably know from ...

May 4

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New intervention program reduces bullying in early childhood

A relatively short intervention program recently developed by researchers at the University at Buffalo can lead to significant reductions in some of these behaviors.

Mar 15

Categories: Bullying, Child and/or Adolescent Issues

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Why Do The Bad Guys Always Seem To Win?

From corrupt leaders, to successful bullies and criminals (and even terrorists), why does it always seem that the bad guys come out on top?

Nov 21

Categories: Bullying

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Child bullying victims still suffering at 50

Children who are bullied can still experience negative effects on their physical and mental health more than 40 years later, say researchers from King's College London. Their study tracked 7,771 children born in 1958 from the age of seven until 50.

Apr 23

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Bullies and Victims at Risk of Mental Health Illnesses

For young children and adolescents, bullying can be a norm at school. Children who face bullying can suffer mental health illnesses especially if they do not seek help. Not only are victims of bullying at risk, a new study is reporting that bullies ...

Jan 21

Categories: Bullying, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child Development

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Sibling bullying: What's the big deal?

Sibling bullying is a type of violence that is prevalent in the lives of most children, but little is known about it, researchers say. Clemson University psychology professor Robin Kowalski said the phenomenon has been overlooked. Kowalski and and ...

Sep 25

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What are the risks of student cyberbullying?

Stacey Kite, Robert Gable and Lawrence Filippelli of the Johnson & Wales University, in Providence, Rhode Island, USA, surveyed more than 4200 students about their knowledge of potential risks, appropriate use, and their behaviors on the internet ...

Sep 7

Categories: Bullying, Child Development

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Childhood bullying 'damages adult life'

Bullying in childhood "throws a long shadow" into victims' adult lives, suggests research indicating long-term negative consequences for health, job prospects and relationships. The study tracked more than 1,400 people between the ages of nine and ...

Aug 29

Categories: Bullying, Child Development

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Unattractive people more likely to be bullied at work, new study shows

It’s common knowledge that high school can be a cruel environment where attractive students are considered “popular,” and unattractive kids often get bullied. While that type of petty behavior is expected to vanish with adulthood, new research ...

Jul 18

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Cyberbullying rampant among high school students

Step into a class of 30 high school students and look around. Five of them have been victims of electronic bullying in the past year. What's more, 10 of those students spend three or more hours on an average school day playing video games or using ...

May 6

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Poor parenting - including overprotection - increases bullying risk

Children who are exposed to negative parenting – including abuse, neglect but also overprotection – are more likely to experience childhood bullying by their peers, according to a meta-analysis of 70 studies of more than 200,000 children. The ...

Apr 27

Categories: Bullying, Parenting

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TED: To this Day Project


A spoken word poem on the trials of growing up and bullying.

Mar 23

Categories: Bullying, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child Development

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To This Day Project

This is a beautifully made inspirational video made to highlight the issues of Bullying from young.

Feb 23

Categories: Bullying, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child Development

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Targets of Bully Bosses Aren’t the Only Victims

Abusive bosses who target employees with ridicule, public criticism, and the silent treatment not only have a detrimental effect on the employees they bully, but they negatively impact the work environment for the co-workers of those employees who ...

Feb 7

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