• How Bullying May Shape Adolescent Brains

    1 month ago - By Time

    In recent years, a steadily increasing volume of data has demonstrated that peer victimization - the clinical term for bullying - impacts hundreds of millions of children and adolescents, with the effects sometimes lasting years and, possibly, decades. The problem is even recognized as a global health challenge by the World Health Organization and the United Nations. And yet, researchers maintain there is still a limited understanding of how the behavior may physically shape the developing brain.
    Bullying is usually defined as repeated and intentional verbal, physical, and anti-social...
    Read more ...