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On SAGE Insight: The Priming Effect of Violent Game Play on Aggression Among Adolescents

From Youth & Society With the rapid development of information technology (IT), playing games has become one of the most popular recreations among adolescents, making them relaxed but altering their views of aggression In particular, adolescents possibly resolve conflicts in … Continue reading

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New study suggests gender gap around homophobic bullying

Development and Psychometric Properties of the Homophobic Bullying Scale From Educational and Psychological Measurement (EPM)  This study found that when it comes to homophobic bullying, there could be a gender gap. While male victims are more likely to be bullied … Continue reading

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Seeing and experiencing violence makes aggression “normal” for children

Monkey see, monkey do, monkey hurt: Longitudinal effects of exposure to violence on children’s aggressive behavior From Social Psychological and Personality Science This study reveals that the more children are exposed to violence, the more they think it’s normal. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Renewed interest in criminal careers

Special issue From European Journal Of Criminology This ‘criminal careers’ special issue showcases some of the best studies by respected European researchers exploring engagement in crime over the life course. Attention to the subject has been prompted by renewed interest … Continue reading

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Violent video games cause an increase in aggression long after the game has been turned off

From Social Psychological and Personality Science In America this week the US Supreme Court has been hearing a case about the banning of violent video games. For many, this issue has been a concern for a long time in relation … Continue reading

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Captured by true crime: Why women are drawn to tales of rape, murder, and serial killers

From Social Psychological and Personality Science Men are more likely to commit crimes and are responsible for 90% of all murders so why are women more drawn to true crime books than men? Researchers reveal that women fear becoming the … Continue reading

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