Stanford Prison Experiment in Movie

Have you heard of the famous Stanford Prison Experiment? It has premiered this week at Sundance to mostly positive reviews. In 1971, Dr. Philip Zimbardo recruited 24 male undergraduates to participate in a psychological experiment where they would ...

Feb 6

Categories: Aggression & Violence

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The Personality Factor That Makes Some Violent Criminals So Dangerous

Violent offenders who are also psychopaths are so dangerous because their brains do not learn normally from either punishments or rewards, a new study finds.

Jan 30

Categories: Aggression & Violence

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Aggressive behaviour increases adolescent drinking, depression doesn't

Adolescents who behave aggressively are more likely to drink alcohol and in larger quantities than their peers, according to a recent study completed in Finland.

Aug 8

Categories: Addictions, Aggression & Violence, Depression, Post Partum ...

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Early Intervention May Reduce Adults' Aggressive Behavior

A decade-long education program aimed at teaching children self-regulation and other healthy cognitive techniques is showing results in reducing aggressive behavior when the schoolchildren become adults, according to new research published in the ...

Apr 16

Categories: Aggression & Violence, Child Development

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Violent Video Games May Increase Aggression in Kids after all

Violent video games really do boost aggressive behavior in children, according to a new study. Even after accounting for parental involvement, gender, age and other factors, psychologists at Iowa State University, Ames, linked habitually playing ...

Apr 1

Categories: Aggression & Violence, Child Development

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Neurobiologists find chronic stress in early life causes anxiety, ...

This week, a research team led by Associate Professor Grigori Enikolopov of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) reports online in the journal PlOS One the results of experiments designed to assess the impacts of social stress upon adolescent mice, ...

Mar 31

Categories: Aggression & Violence, Anxiety, Child Development, Stress ...

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Can a Woman's Touch reduce Aggression in Men?

"No sex during training!" This may sound familiar to those of you in competitive sports and even more so for professional fighters. A recent study may help us to better establish the link between previous experiences, in this case, a woman’s ...

Mar 1

Categories: Aggression & Violence

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Babies Seeing Violence Show Aggression Later

Aggression in school-age children may have its origins in children 3 years old and younger who witnessed violence between their mothers and partners, according to a new Case Western Reserve University study. “People may think children that young ...

Jun 24

Categories: Aggression & Violence

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A new scientific study proves that there is not any association ...

There is not significant evidence to support the association between facial shape and aggression in men, according to a study published by the journal PLOS ONE. The professor Mireia Esparza, from the Anthropology Section of the Department of Animal ...

Jan 28

Categories: Aggression & Violence

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Adults with ADHD commit fewer crimes when on medication

While previous research has shown that people with ADHD are more likely to enter a life of crime, it has remained uncertain how ADHD medication affects this risk. After having studied over 25,000 individuals with ADHD from different registries over ...

Nov 26

Categories: Adult ADHD, Aggression & Violence

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