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How Not to Raise a Bully: The Early Roots of Empathy

How Not to Raise a Bully: The Early Roots of Empathy | Preschool | Scoop.it

Neuroscientists, psychologists and educators believe that bullying and other kinds of violence can indeed be reduced by encouraging empathy at an early age.

 

Without empathy, we would have no cohesive society, no trust and no reason not to murder, cheat, steal or lie. At best, we would act only out of self-interest; at worst, we would be a collection of sociopaths.

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Why Kids Bully: Because They're Popular

Why Kids Bully: Because They're Popular | Preschool | Scoop.it
Mean kids, mothers tell their wounded young, behave that way because they have unhappy home lives, or feel inadequate, or don't have enough friends or because they somehow lack empathy.But a new study suggests some mean kids actually behave that way simply because they can.
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