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2013-05-04 11:53:17

Boys who frequently play violent games may be desensitized to physiological and emotional effects, suggests study in Psychosomatic Medicine Teenagers who are highly exposed to violent video games–three or more hours per day–show blunted physical and psychological responses to playing a violent game, reports a study in the May issue of Psychosomatic Medicine: Journal of Biobehavioral Medicine, the official journal of the American Psychosomatic Society. The journal is published...

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...

2013-04-17 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...

Saliva Hormones Let Researchers Predict Aggression in Boys
2013-03-26 07:44:39

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A simple saliva test could be an effective tool in predicting violent behavior, a new pilot study led by Cincinnati Children´s Hospital Medical Center indicates. The study findings, published this week in Psychiatric Quarterly, suggest a link between aggression and the concentrations of certain hormones in saliva. The research team collected saliva samples from 17 boys ages 7 to 9 who were admitted to the hospital for...

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