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Clues to young children's aggressive behavior uncovered by new study

"Children who are persistently aggressive, defiant, and explosive by the time they're in kindergarten very often have tumultuous relationships with their parents from early on. A new longitudinal study suggests that a cycle involving parenting styles and hostility between mothers and toddlers is at play."


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Nasty people in the media prime the brain for aggression

Nasty people in the media prime the brain for aggression | Mom Psych | Scoop.it
Research over the past few decades has shown that viewing physical violence in the media can increase aggression in adults and children.
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Brock Glehs-Barbeau's curator insight, June 10, 2015 6:04 PM

This is a study which claims to show that viewing violence can result in increased aggression. My research continues to show a wide variety of mixed results!

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More trans fat consumption linked to greater aggression, researchers find

More trans fat consumption linked to greater aggression, researchers find | Mom Psych | Scoop.it
Researchers have shown -- by each of a range of measures, in men and women of all ages, in Caucasians and minorities -- that consumption of dietary trans fatty acids is associated with irritability and aggression.
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