Saturday, August 18, 2018
Supporting Men > violence

None of the kids who watched the movie clip without guns ever pulled the trigger.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-baby-scientist/201801/violent-media-and-aggressive-behavior-in-children About 83 percent of the kids in the study found the gun, and most of them played with it. Of the kids who found it, 27 percent immediately gave it to the experimenter and the experimenter took it out of the room. Of the remaining 58 percent of kids who

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#Physical #aggressiveness #linked #gray #matter #deficits

Physical aggressiveness linked to gray matter deficits in brain region, study finds https://t.co/os4otlfH6K— PsyPost.org (@PsyPost) October 25, 2017 “Human violence is baggage we should have left in the Paleolithic era,” remarked study author David S. Chester, an assistant professor at Virginia Commonwealth University. “However, people keep hurting each other in spite

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Disappeared and became a shell of my former self

https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/he-would-drag-me-through-house-and-spit-survivor-speaks-after-three-years-domestic-abuse He threatened to strangle her, stalked her, broke into her home, would text death threats to her, shoved furniture into her, dragged her through the house and spat on her. The woman, who didn't want to be identified, told 1 NEWS she finally wanted to speak out. "There was a constant level

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Major differences between women and men who commit deadly violence

Major differences between women and men who commit deadly violence https://t.co/iC4uwE487T — PsyPost.org (@PsyPost) November 29, 2016 The researchers were able to see several differences between men and women who committed deadly violence. “There were more pronounced differences between male and female perpetrators with adult victims compared with when the victim was a

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Why are our men killing others and themselves?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/new-zealands-dirty-secret_us_5764756de4b0ed0729a19bcb? Why are our men killing others and themselves? I have some ideas from my eight years as a volunteer Lifeline telephone counsellor. The famous New Zealand rugby player and All Black, Sir John Kirwan, had a strong association with Lifeline, and I was working the phones when his depression/Lifeline advertisements were on

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Piloting of a specialist sexual violence court

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11561227&ref=NZH_Tw The Law Commission yesterday released its proposals for improving the way in which New Zealand deals with sexual violence. The 252-page report titled The justice response to victims of sexual violence: criminal trials and alternatives processes proposes two key changes: • The piloting of a specialist sexual violence court. • The creation

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