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Researchers Study Victims Of Bullying
2011-08-30 11:11:39

  Many wonder why bullies bully, but a new study looks at the other side of the equation: How do children respond to bullying and why? The answer, researchers say, may lead to more effective interventions to reduce the negative consequences — and perhaps even the frequency — of bullying. The study appears in the journal Child Development. "The main question we were interested in is how do children go about selecting strategies for dealing with harassment from their...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'