The Daily Pick

Thursday, April 14, 2005

New Studies on Bullying

Scientific American has a take on bullies.

"Sufferers must usually face the harassment alone. Other boys and girls generally take the side of the perpetrators, fearing that they could be next in line. Or they pretend events did not happen and keep their mouths shut. Few find the courage to stand up for their fellow students. In the end, mobbing affects the entire school atmosphere, not just the bullies and their targets."
posted by The Daily Pick at 7:19 AM


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