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Bullying Researchers Use Twitter
2012-08-02 11:44:13

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The 2012 Olympics are known as the Twitter Olympics, mostly for the continuous stream of messages by athletes and fans alike. Twitter is not just shaping the landscape of sports, but it´s also shaping the knowledge of bully and victim interactions. In a recent study, researchers utilized microblogging site Twitter to better understand the various factors of bullying. In the past, scientists have depended on self-reporting...

2012-07-24 13:08:25

CAMH's OSDUHS Mental Health and Well-Being Report released today An ongoing survey of Ontario students in grades 7 to 12 conducted for the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows that while the majority of students have healthy relationships and report overall good mental and physical health, some negative trends, especially among girls, have raised concerns. The 2011 Ontario Student Drug Use and Health Survey (OSDUHS) Mental Health and Well-Being Report released today...

Special-Ed Students More Likely To Be Bullied And Be Bullies
2012-07-03 08:06:52

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Go Big. Big Ideas. Big Potential. Big Impact. This is the philosophy of the University of Nebraska, Lincoln (UNL). And scientists from UNL have done just that with their research findings, delving into the intricate layers of the bully debate that has captivated the country. They recently found that students who have services based on special-education needs for behavioral problems, as well as those who have obvious disabilities,...

2012-06-04 23:00:34

Workplace bullying can be the silent killer of an individual's self-esteem, physical and emotional well-being. Call it what it is; workplace bullying is aggressive, even violent, behavior that needs great attention for millions of people who are employed and experiencing its devastating effects. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 "Bullying is aggressive, even violent behavior, that should not be tolerated at home, at school, at work, no where," says Dr. Yvonne Corppetts, who lectures on...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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