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Posts tagged aggression

October 3, 2013

 

Boy in shadow

Rejection Leads To Aggression

Seeing rejection as a common thread in school shootings, psychologists conducted experiments to see if rejection in the lab produced aggression.

July 6, 2012

 

two male mallards fighting to mate with a female

Sex And Violence

Have you ever stopped to wonder why sex and violence so often go hand in hand?

September 27, 2003

 

Progesterone’s Effects on Paternal Behavior

Recent studies suggest a correlation between progesterone levels and paternal behavior. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Wasp Individuality

Social insects such as wasps, bees, and ants rely on sight and odor to distinguish a nest mate from an outsider, but can they decipher between individuals?

September 27, 2003

 

Narcissism and Violence

Two studies suggest that those individuals most prone to violent behavior are narcissists. In Greek mythology, we know Narcissus as the man who fell in love with his own reflection in the waters of a spring, and whose excessive self-love killed him.

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