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  • 1.Gun Violence: Prediction, Prevention, and Policy
    This report reviews research-based evidence on causes of gun violence, whether it is homicide, suicide or a school shooting. How do mental health and mental illness affect prediction of gun violence? What can be done at the individual and community level to prevent gun violence?
    Report (December 2013)
  • 2.Violence
    Violence is an extreme form of aggression, such as assault, rape or murder and it has many causes, including frustration, exposure to violent media, violence in the home or neighborhood, and a tendency to see other people's actions as hostile even when they're not.
    Psychology Topic
  • 3.Violence in the Media — Psychologists Study TV and Video Game Violence for Potential Harmful Effects
    After seeing violence on television, children may be less sensitive to the pain and suffering of others, more fearful of the world around them, and more likely to behave in aggressive or harmful ways toward others.
    Web Article (November 2013)
  • 4.Understanding and Preventing Violence Directed Against Teachers
    This report highlights potential predictors of violence directed against K-12 teachers, proposes strategies designed to promote safe classrooms and schools, and encourages a national research agenda for guiding future policy.
    Report (February 2011)
  • 5.Bullying
    Bullying is aggressive physical contact, words or actions to cause another person injury or discomfort. Cyberbullying uses an electronic device for aggressive, repeated and intentional acts of bullying such as name calling, sending threatening emails, placing photos of persons on the Internet without permission and sending viruses.
    Psychology Topic
  • 6.Playing Highly Competitive Video Games May Lead to Aggessive Behavior
    Competitiveness as opposed to violenence in video games may be the main characteristic that influences aggressive behavior.
    Press Release (August 2011)
  • 7.Early Exposure to TV Violence Predicts Aggression in Adulthood
    This study draws on social-cognitive observational-learning theory, desensitization theory, and social comparison theory to examine the longitudinal relationship between early exposure to TV violence and adult aggressive behavior for both males and females.
    Fact Sheet
  • 8.Bullying: A Module for Teachers
    It is estimated that 40-80 percent of school-age children experience bullying at some point during their school careers and 10-15 percent may be either chronic victims or bullies themselves.
    Curriculum
  • 9.Crossroads: The Psychology of Immigration in the New Century
    This report describes the diverse population of immigrants and addresses the psychological experience of immigration, focusing on factors that impede and facilitate adjustment.
    Report
  • 10.Virtual violence
    Researchers disagree about whether violent video games increase aggression.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (December 2010)
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