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violence & aggression

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Fighting Cyberbullying with Empowerment & Designer Dresses

The Believe in Yourself Project was founded by UsTrendy's Sam Sisakhti to help combat cyberbullying and help young girls feel comfortable in their own skin.
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What Helps to Ensure Cooperation in Diverse Societies?

A study of post-war Bosnia provides insights into what helps (and what doesn't) when it comes to ensuring cooperation in diverse societies. The findings are highly relevant to the divisiveness in U.S. society today.
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Violence, Not Politics, Fueled the Horrific Baseball Shooting

Many mass shooters, including James Hodgkinson, the baseball field shooter, have a history of violence, particularly against women. This, not politics, likely fueled the horrific event in Virginia.
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The Consequences of Disbelieving in Free Will Are Too Awful

Studies about the concept of belief or non-belief in free will shed light on the question of how ostensibly religious people commit atrocities.
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Pets Can Play a Major Role in Reducing Bullying Amongst Kids

Pets and bullying are two topics one would not think to put together, but the fact is, pets can help play a major role in reducing bullying amongst kids.
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Child Physical Abuse Exists in All Corners of the Country

There are more than 650,000 substantiated cases of child maltreatment in the U.S. each year. Practitioners in primary care, particularly Pediatrics and Family Medicine, are uniquely poised to not only detect, but also to prevent child abuse.
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Remembrances, Tolerance, and Shame

A visit to the Museo de Memoria y Tolerancia in Mexico City is a profoundly moving experience—the one emotion I hadn't expected to experience was shame.
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Did You Know That Sexual Assault Can Happen in Relationships Too?

Did you know that many of sexual assaults occur in the context of a romantic relationship (husband and wife, partners, or dating)? Here are some questions to ask to see if you are experiencing abuse.
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Are We Programmed to Be Violent?

Violence is deeply rooted in our genes, but the good news is that we have the tools to overcome our genetic imperative—societal order, morals, ethics, and, if all fails, police and a judicial system.