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New Study Shows Long-Term Effects of Bullying Tied to Empathy « Bullying Stories

New Study Shows Long-Term Effects of Bullying Tied to Empathy « Bullying Stories | Bullying | Scoop.it
The “empathy gap” theory is explained as that the researchers found that people have difficulty understanding the severity that a victim suffers unless they themselves experience it. This is often true for victims I talk to as well who have so many people ask them why they just don’t get over what happened to them and move on. The article goes on to explain how the experiment was conducted.
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’Beastly’ Shows Bullies Can Be Formed By Parental Attitudes And Lack Of Empathy

The movie "Beastly", released March 4, shows how a teen being raised by a mostly absent, superficial parent can cause him to resort to being a bully.
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Tangled Ball: Teaching Empathy and Bullying Prevention

Tangled Ball: Teaching Empathy and Bullying Prevention | Bullying | Scoop.it
You can't talk about compassion. You have to demonstrate it. As the "buddies" get to know each other, they learn to listen to each other. Why is this so important? Because some types of bullying make kids feel invisible. No one should suffer with the feeling that they're not important enough to be seen.
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Michele Borba: The Empathy Crisis: Why Children Are Crueler | Dr. Michele Borba's Reality Check

Michele Borba: The Empathy Crisis: Why Children Are Crueler | Dr. Michele Borba's Reality Check | Bullying | Scoop.it
EMPATHY: Identifying with and feeling other people’s concerns.

Empathy, the first essential virtue of moral intelligence, is the ability to identify with and feel for another person’s concerns. It’s the powerful emotion that halts violent and cruel behavior and urges us to treat others kindly. Because empathy emerges naturally and quite early, our children are born with a huge built-in advantage for their moral growth. But whether our kids will develop this marvelous capacity to feel for others is far from guaranteed. Although children are born with the capacity for empathy, it must be properly nurtured or it will remain dormant.
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