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New Research On Fish Suggests The Big Guy Doesn't Always Win A Fight
2013-04-26 11:44:09

University of Exeter Scientists at the University of Exeter and Texas A&M University found that when fish fight over food, it is personality, rather than size, that determines whether they will be victorious. The findings suggest that when resources are in short supply personality traits such as aggression could be more important than strength when it comes to survival. The study, published in the journal Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, found that small fish were able to do...

2013-04-25 20:38:47

Study confirms link between school climate and violence School violence is a very important social issue world-wide. It poses a significant threat to the health, achievement, and well-being of students. Although the most highly published incidents involve serious physical violence, less serious forms of physical aggression and psychological violence (including harassment, bullying, and relational aggression) present far more prevalent and persistent problems. During the last twenty...

2013-04-24 10:46:43

Infants who sweat less in response to scary situations at age 1 show more physical and verbal aggression at age 3, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Lower levels of sweat, as measured by skin conductance activity (SCA), have been linked with conduct disorder and aggressive behavior in children and adolescents. Researchers hypothesize that aggressive children may not experience as strong of an emotional...

2013-04-23 08:28:52

ReputationChanger.com's new office to help entertainment industry clients counter cyber stalking, bullying, fraud and online attacks. LOS ANGELES and HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ReputationChanger.com, the online reputation management industry's top-rated service, today announced that the company has opened a virtual office to serve the Los Angeles / Hollywood, California market. With patent-pending Command Center technology and a large team of online...

2013-04-18 14:00:48

Newspapers are paying more attention to the severity and long-term impact of concussions and other traumatic brain injuries in ice hockey than they did 25 years ago, a new study has found. They´re also writing more stories about the need to act against aggression, especially at youth levels, and reporting about concussions suffered by a wide range of players, not just stars. However, newspapers are still reporting that head injuries “are just part of the game” and that...

2013-04-18 10:09:16

Popular media perspectives on traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in sports like ice hockey has changed over time and may influence people's attitudes towards these injuries, according to research published April 17 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Michael Cusimano and colleagues from St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada. The authors compared articles published in the Chicago Tribune, New York Times, Toronto Star and Vancouver Sun from 1998-2000 and 2009-2011. They found the Canadian...

2013-04-18 08:40:03

LEESBURG, Va., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gladewater Independent School District in Gladewater, Texas is one of the latest school districts to implement a new program to confront bullying using cell phones and psychology. In less than a week, the high school librarian had set up an anonymous tipping program called uTip - The Bully Buster. The program works by blanketing the school with posters that both explain how the program works while warning would-be perpetrators that anyone can...

2013-04-17 12:24:27

-A new study examines the role of the father-son relationship in male-to-male alcohol-related aggression (MMARA). -Findings indicate that negative father-son relationships can play a significant role in fostering young men´s MMARA, particularly when combined with barroom drinking. Alcohol-related aggression is estimated to be involved in half of all assaults globally. In addition, alcohol-related aggression is most likely to occur among young males and usually at a bar or other...

2013-03-28 22:08:37

Encouraging young people at high-risk of criminal offending and delinquency to see happiness rather than anger in facial expressions results in a decrease in their levels of anger and aggression, according to a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The study, led by Marcus Munafò and Ian Penton-Voak of the University of Bristol, explored the relationship between recognition of emotion in ambiguous facial...

2013-03-27 23:00:32

FamilySignal — the online service that helps parents monitor their children´s social media accounts — announces the addition of Instagram to the list of sites that can be continuously analyzed for bullying, sex, drugs, violent content and personal information. Parents receive a text message alert on their cell phones within minutes when a potential problem is detected. Birmingham, MI (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 Instagram is the biggest “new kid on the block” in a sea...