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December 18, 2017


Eyewitness testimony is under increasing scrutiny.

Who Started The Fight?

Recent studies showed that eyewitness accounts can be tainted by discussions with other eyewitnesses.

May 26, 2017


If friends influence each other to be violent, they may be able to potentially influence each other to be less violent.

Infection Via Punch

Adolescents were 140 percent more likely to pull a weapon on someone if their friends had already done so.

July 6, 2012



Sex And Violence

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

June 10, 2009


R-rated Movies and Smoking

Were you allowed to watch R-rated movies as a kid? Do you smoke now? Learn about the link between smoking and R-rated movies on this Moment of Science.

November 19, 2004


Squirrel vs. Snake

How do squirrels react to predatory snakes? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 12, 2004


Clear Your Mind with Sex and Violence?

Can viewing sexually explicit or violent television help clear your mind? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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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