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Feelings of Failure, Not Violent Content, Foster Aggression in Video Gamers

The disturbing imagery or violent storylines of videos games like World of Warcraft or Grand Theft Auto are often accused of fostering feelings of...

Gene knockdown affects aggression in fruit flies

What brings out the beast in a fruit fly? When Dr. Herman Dierick, assistant professor of molecular and human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine...

Research Finds Link Between Alcohol Use, Not Pot, and Domestic Violence

UT Research Finds Link Between Alcohol Use, Not Pot, and Domestic Violence Alcohol use is more likely than marijuana use to lead to violence between...

Problem-child behavior could result from early puberty in girls

Findings from a University of Alabama at Birmingham study published Dec. 9 in the journal Pediatrics show that adolescent girls who experience their first...

Signalers vs. strong silent types: Sparrows exude personalities during fights

Like humans, some song sparrows are more effusive than others, at least when it comes to defending their territories. New findings from the University...
Online role playing games hurt marital satisfaction

Teens ‘Eat more, cheat more’ after playing violent video games

Playing violent video games not only increases aggression, it also leads to less self-control and more cheating, a new study finds. Researchers found that teens...

Self-control genes could be ‘disabled’ by disadvantaged environment

Chronic aggressive behaviour exhibited by some boys from disadvantaged families may be due to epigenetic changes during pregnancy and early childhood. This is highlighted by...

Severity of sleep apnea predicts aggressiveness of melanoma

The severity of sleep apnea (apnoea) can independently predict the aggressiveness of malignant skin melanoma, according to a new study. The research, presented today (9...

Babies witnessing violence show aggression later in school

Aggression in school-age children may have its origins in children 3 years old and younger who witnessed violence between their mothers and partners, according...

When bar fights get mean, bystanders intervene

People are more likely to try to break up a bar fight when they believe the conflict is too violent, or has the potential...

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