New Program Reduces Teen Violence In Males Through Coaching

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Is it possible to reduce violence among teens through mentoring? A new program called Coaching Boys Into Men may have found the answer. Reducing teen violence has been a goal of many programs, with various rates of success, over the years. The main goal of most intervention programs is to teach teenage boys how to […]

How Human are Chimps? Chimpanzees Use Conflict Management Techniques

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As anyone who has gathered around a water cooler knows, social settings can become contentious. Groups living in close proximity, working together, and sharing resources, can find themselves fighting amongst themselves. Family members argue with one another over chores or responsibilities. Coworkers argue over who was supposed to perform a task. Parents argue with children […]

Kids Who Don’t Conform to Gender Roles Have Increased Risk of PTSD and Abuse

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One out of every ten children in America exhibits behavior that is considered gender-nonconforming. A gender-nonconforming youth is defined as a child who engages in activities or behaviors which society states are only acceptable for the other gender. Common examples of this phenomenon include young boys playing with dolls, or young girls playing tackle football. […]

Left-Handed vs. Right-Handed: Does Your Dominant Hand Predict Your Decision-Making Process?

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Do you make decisions based on right or left-handedness? According to researchers, 90 percent of people are¬†dominantly right-handed, and use their right hands to do most daily activities, including writing, opening doors and bottles, using a computer’s mouse, and holding a cell phone. The remaining 10 percent of people, however interact with the world with […]