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Violent Video Games Self Control Unethical Behavior
2013-11-25 14:55:02

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Ever since the horrific incident at Columbine High School, violent video games and mass shootings have been intertwined. Now, a new study from an international team of researchers has found playing violent video games not only increases aggression but can also cause players to exhibit less self-control and more unethical behaviors. The study researchers found these effects were strongest in teenage participants who scored high on a...

Not All Fear Is Equal
2013-11-11 11:39:26

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Fear is generated in different parts of the brain depending on the source of the fear. We learned this based on work conducted at the Cornelius Gross laboratory at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Monterotondo, Italy. The study, published in today’s Nature Neuroscience, highlights how – at least in mice – fears are processed by different sets of neurons depending on the type of external stimuli encountered....

2013-11-11 10:23:44

For want of a receptor: Some behaviors shaped during early development Physical and chemical changes in the brain during development can potentially play a role in some delinquent and deviant behaviors, according to research released today. Studies looking at the underlying mechanisms that influence our ability to exercise self-control were presented at Neuroscience 2013, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience and the world's largest source of emerging news about brain science...

2013-11-08 23:19:46

The Metro Detroit therapists at Birmingham Maple Clinic in Michigan released an article that highlights the importance of parents to teach empathy to prevent their kids from becoming bullies or exhibiting bullying behavior. It also delves into the biological basis of bullying, and presents the evidence of declining empathy among middle and high school boys. Troy, MI (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 The Metro Detroit therapists at Birmingham Maple Clinic in Michigan released an article that...

2013-11-05 23:25:26

National Voices for Equality, Education and Enlightenment (NVEEE) and the YES Institute Partner to Invite, Educate and Empower the Miami Dolphins Football Team to Shift the Culture Around Bullying, Harassment & Discrimination Miami, FL (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 The Miami Dolphins have found themselves in the spotlight due to allegations of bullying on their team, according to an article published by the Miami Herald on November 2, 2013. October was National Bullying Prevention Month...

Science Could Determine If Bad Kids Will Become Adult Criminals
2013-11-05 10:24:39

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Psychologists from the University of Michigan say they’ve developed a new, hi-tech way to neurologically pinpoint trouble-making children. Recent advancements in the field of neurogenetics are helping researchers find the origins of certain neurological disorders and functions and, according to the latest study, the propensity for poor behavior can be identified in the brain. This, say the researchers, could allow parents to...

2013-11-04 23:28:26

Rustin Kluge, owner of Apogee Speed & Agility in an interview with JeffZelaya.com announced that they will be adding an Anti-Bullying program in his coaching sessions. The new program will be named: “Be The Game Changer" Miami Beach, Florida (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Rustin Kluge will add an Anti- Bullying program to his Speed and Agility Training sessions called “BE the GAME CHANGER” a 60 minute presentation that will challenge athletes of all ages to play a part in BEING...

2013-10-31 23:32:58

Trails Carolina wilderness program for teens joins National Bullying Awareness month. Asheville, North Carolina (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Trails Carolina, a wilderness program for adolescent girls and boys ages 10 - 17, located in Western North Carolina, joins National Bullying Awareness Month. It is reported that 70% of grade school students report bullying as an ongoing problem and 90% of middle school aged children report being bullied. Bullying is an increasing concern for children...

2013-10-24 23:28:44

Trails Carolina wilderness program for girls ages 10 – 14 offers expertise on how young girls bully. Lake Toxaway, NC (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Trails Carolina, a leading wilderness program for girls, has developed a therapeutic approach which includes helping young girls overcome bullying issues. The goal of Trails’ approach is to help adolescents recognize when they are actively or passively bullying as well as helping the young girls overcome when they are the victim of bullying....

Spanking Your Five Year Old May Result In More Aggressive Behaviors
2013-10-21 12:37:52

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study conducted at Columbia University in New York finds five-year-old children who have been spanked are more likely to be aggressive and get into even more trouble. This research echoes prior studies which have found spanking to have quite the opposite intended effect on children. Used as a disciplinary tool for many generations, spanking has only recently been questioned as an effective means of punishment. The Columbia...


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This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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