Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Bullying as Aphrodisiac?

Jennifer Wong of Simon Fraser University

A disturbing new study shows that high school bullies have higher status, more self-esteem, less depression, and even have more sex than non-bullies. In addition, the usual interventions to stop bullying are ineffective, but the researchers have identified one that works: give bullies a putatively high status job, such as being a door-greeter at their school, and the bullying decreases.
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