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2014-02-25 23:29:50

New York civil rights violation lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm welcomes CombatHate, a new smartphone app that allows users to instantly and confidentially record and report incidents of hate crime. New York, New York (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 A smartphone app called CombatHate was introduced by law enforcement officials and community leaders at the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, California. The new CombatHate app allows users to instantly and anonymously record and...

2013-07-10 16:25:13

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) expressed deep concern over recent reports of a cross burning incident which took place in Lilesville, North Carolina on July 6, 2013. According to news reports, police were called to a residence in Lilesville at 4:30 a.m., where officers found a cross burning in an African American family's yard. Four Caucasian individuals have been arrested and charged in connection with what police have deemed...

2013-03-13 20:21:11

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) expressed deep concern over recent reports of an alleged attack against a transgender individual and a friend in Silver Spring on Tuesday, March 5, 2013. According to news reports, the attack occurred at 2:35 pm after the two individuals were followed by four people while walking down the street in downtown Silver Spring. The attackers reportedly made comments regarding the sexuality of the victims before...

2013-01-24 08:29:21

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dark matter refers to the area of the brain where sensory perception is processed and converted into an action. This area contains an integrated neural network, evaluating whether the sensory input is familiar or strange, friendly or hostile, and moral or immoral. The outcome of this evaluation is whether to "fight or flight" or "tend and befriend." It's been well established two hormones play a significant role in defining social behaviors...

2012-10-09 14:15:44

Research will include widest range of groups to be investigated in a single study Britain's most comprehensive study of hate crime is being launched this month in Leicester by a specialist research team at the University of Leicester. Criminologists from the University are starting a major two-year project, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, examining the experiences of those who are victimized because of their identity, vulnerability or perceived 'difference' in the...

2011-10-06 05:46:22

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- "I hate you," are three words the brain of someone who's depressed may not be thinking. A new study published in the October 4th issue of the journal, Molecular Psychiatry, has found that depression seems to uncouple the brain's "Hate Circuit". The hate circuit was first identified in 2008 by UCL Professor Semir Zeki. He found that a circuit connecting three regions in the brain, the superior frontal gyrus, insula and putamen, was activated when test subjects were...

2011-10-04 10:45:47

A new study using MRI scans, led by Professor Jianfeng Feng, from the University of Warwick's Department of Computer Science, has found that depression frequently seems to uncouple the brain's "Hate Circuit". The study entitled "Depression Uncouples Brain Hate Circuit" is published today (Tuesday 4th October 2011) in the journal Molecular Psychiatry. The researchers used MRI scanners to scan the brain activity in 39 depressed people (23 female 16 male) and 37 control subjects who were not...

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2008-10-29 16:46:23

Scientists at University College London (UCL) may have finally found an answer to explain the fine line between love and hate. UCL researchers Semir Zeki and John Paul Romaya discovered that brain scans of volunteers who were shown images of people they hated revealed activity that occurs in the same areas set off by romantic love. "This linkage may account for why love and hate are so closely linked to each other in life," wrote UCL researchers Semir Zeki and John Paul Romaya in a report...

2008-09-23 06:00:23

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The moment those dreaded words -- "I hate you!" -- pop out of a young child's mouth, almost every child wishes they had never been said. In The Day Leo Said, "I Hate You!" (Little, Brown), renowned author Robie Harris shows how strong but perfectly normal feelings like anger and frustration can lead to such outbursts, and how one child and his mother successfully deal with those feelings and ultimately reaffirm their love. In a few pages and in a...