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Dietary Trans Fat Linked to Aggression

Dietary Trans Fat Linked to Aggression | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

If you are what you eat, then, apparently, trans fatty acids are aggressive and prone to depression. A new observational study links dietary trans fat intake to adverse behaviors that affect others.

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When Aggressive Individuals See the World More Accurately

When Aggressive Individuals See the World More Accurately | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

The Case of Perceptual Sensitivity to Subtle Facial Expressions of Anger

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To Limit Aggression Practice Self Control

To Limit Aggression Practice Self Control | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Feeling angry and annoyed with others is a daily part of life, but most people don't act on these impulses. What keeps us from punching line-cutters or murdering conniving co-workers?
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Winning makes people more aggressive toward the defeated

Winning makes people more aggressive toward the defeated | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
A new study found that winners – those who outperformed others on a competitive task – acted more aggressively against the people they beat than the losers did against the victors.
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Media Violence Leads to Real Violence

Media Violence Leads to Real Violence | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Children and adolescents are exposed to violent images everyday and the line between reality and fiction is blurred. Now, the consequences of such exposure are becoming evident and recent studies show neurological adaptations and desensitization that lead to aggression and violence in real life

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Good relationship with teacher can protect first graders from aggression

Good relationship with teacher can protect first graders from aggression | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
A new study of 217 Canadian seven-year-old twins finds that children who were genetically vulnerable to being aggressive were more likely to be victimized by their classmates than others.
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Profanity In TV And Video Games Linked To Teen Aggression

Profanity In TV And Video Games Linked To Teen Aggression | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

While it's been long established that watching violent scenes increases aggression levels, a new study in the medical journal Pediatrics suggests that profanity in the media may have a similar effect.

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Parenting Affected By Partner Aggression In High-Risk Families

Parenting Affected By Partner Aggression In High-Risk Families | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Bickering spouses may need to clean up their act. New research at the University of Oregon finds that the level of aggression between partners around the time when a child is born impacts how a mom will be parenting three years later.

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Sex and Aggression Are Closely Linked

Sex and Aggression Are Closely Linked | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Brain neurons responsible for aggression appear to be located close to the neurons responsible for mating, high-tech experiments on male mice have shown.

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The Brain Primed For Aggression By Physical Violence In The Media

The Brain Primed For Aggression By Physical Violence In The Media | Psychology and Brain News | 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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It's interesting to see contrasting insights.

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Treating Violence: New Antidotes

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New brain research may offer better solutions to destructive behavior

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The Neurocritic: Born This Way?

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A group of investigators from the University of Iowa have published a case report about a 14 year old boy with severe antisocial behavior. MRI findings revealed a small congenital malformation in his left ventromedial prefrontal cortex (vmPFC), which has been associated with decision making and the regulation of emotional behavior

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Study uncovers clues to young children's aggressive behavior

Study uncovers clues to young children's aggressive behavior | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

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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