2017 MacArthur Fellow explores how students' social relationships can boost or undermine schools' efforts to stop bullying.
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May 05, 2016
Students see school as a safer place today than in prior years, according to new data from an annual federal report.
February 08, 2016
Mean girls and demeaning boys on teen shows are linked to later real-life social aggression in teenagers, a new study finds.
November 17, 2014
Brain areas associated with emotional processing and behavior regulation are different in young teenagers who have experienced childhood bullying.
August 10, 2014
A researcher in narcissism argues self-esteem boosting efforts in schools may have increased tolerance but reduced empathy in students.
February 21, 2014
A sweeping research review on bullying suggests that the actions of individual teachers and students can help victims but in order to truly make schools safe for students, districts need to adopt and enforce clear policies and also consider that bullying may be more common in schools with certain characteristics such as racial homogeneity and academic tracking and in stand-alone middle schools.
February 07, 2014
A new research review examines the academic impacts of a wide range of teenage behaviors, from television-watching to early sexual activity to playing sports, and finds that the effects are often mediated by a student's particular social milieu.
August 30, 2013
High school dating violence can reduce young women's educational attainment longterm, a new study suggests.
August 04, 2012
While on average, 18 percent of American students said they had been verbally bullied, those who said they had been cyberbullied was about 4.5 percent.
August 26, 2011
Bullying experts find "hidden" bullying among otherwise friendly students.