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Boosting Insect Aggression By Altering Brain Metabolism
2014-08-08 03:18:14

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Scientists report they can crank up insect aggression simply by interfering with a basic metabolic pathway in the insect brain. Their study, of fruit flies and honey bees, shows a direct, causal link between brain metabolism (how the brain generates the energy it needs to function) and aggression. The team reports its findings in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The new research follows up on previous work from the...

2014-08-06 08:28:06

In his newly released book Chestnuts: A True Story About Being Bullied Gilbert Ohanian Examines His Experiences Being Bullied in School SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The long term effects of being bullied in school are finally being taken seriously, but the solutions are hard to come by. We know how being victimized by bullies can do lifelong damage, and schools are working to develop comprehensive approaches. In the meantime, however, students are still...

video games and teen behavior
2014-08-05 12:59:45

John Cramer, Dartmouth College Previous studies show that violent video games increase adolescent aggressiveness, but new Dartmouth research finds for the first time that teenagers who play mature-rated, risk-glorifying video games are more likely subsequently to engage in a wide range of behaviors beyond aggression, including alcohol use, smoking cigarettes, delinquency, and risky sex. More generally, such games—especially character-based games with anti-social protagonists—appear...

skull composite
2014-08-03 05:50:56

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Changes in the human skull occurring approximately 50,000 years ago indicate that the rise of culture occurred around the same time as a reduction in testosterone levels, according to new research appearing in the August 1 edition of the journal Current Anthropology. In the study, lead author Robert Cieri, a biology graduate student at the University of Utah who began this work as a senior at Duke University, argue that people...

stress and mental illness
2014-08-02 05:31:14

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online People suffer from stress under a litany of situations. Some situations are temporarily stressful and then dissipate while others lead to long-term psychological problems including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It seems that more people these days suffer from the consequences of stress, which leads to many studies about the mental illness. In one study completed by Duke University, the study's senior author Dr. Kafui...

2014-07-29 23:02:17

Sexual Orientation Bullying, a guide released today by NoBullying http://nobullying.com/sexual-orientation-bullying/ London, UK (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Is there such a thing as Sexual Orientation Bullying? NoBullying investigates the trend of sexual orientation bullying in a guide released today. Sexual orientation is a person’s sexual identity as it relates to the gender to which they are attracted. Sexual identity terms have been abbreviated and are now commonly referred to as LGBTQ or...

2014-07-24 23:01:00

Adults Being Bullied, an article released today by NoBullying. http://nobullying.com/adults-being-bullied/ London, UK (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Instances of adults being bullied are more common than people think. While the everyday person associates the word “Bullying” with school children and teens. The image of bullying is more distorted and affects people of all ages and walks of life. NoBullying writes today about adults being bullied. An adult being bullied is not that uncommon, in...

2014-07-21 23:01:34

NoBullying.com releases a guide to the newly formed trend of Transgender Bullying - http://nobullying.com/transgender-bullying/. London, UK (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 It goes without saying that Bullying affects the entire student population in the United States in one way or another. But members of the LGBTQ community take the brunt of the abuse. Among them, transsexual people are routinely victimized. NoBullying releases today a guide to what is Transgender Bullying. On the subject of...

2014-07-16 23:01:59

NoBullying releases the guide to parents who bully their children today - http://nobullying.com/parents-who-bully-their-children/. London, UK (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 In today’s society, bullying is quickly taking over as one of the biggest concerns when it comes to adolescent development. But no one would have ever guessed the modern world is facing the problem of having parents who bully their children. NoBullying discusses this new wave in an article released today. For experts, peer...

2014-07-16 08:24:35

Stewart creates kids' series featuring a special protagonist, who is disabled MAITLAND, Fla., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Vicky Stewart's new book, HEIDE LEARNS ABOUT BULLYING ($17.99, paperback, 9781498401739; $8.99, e-book, 9781498401746) teaches children what to do when a bully targets them. Heide is a twenty-eight year old, intellectually disabled, young lady, who is a victim of bullying. She learns to tell someone in authority, and to pray for the person who is...


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