aggressive behavior

Brain stimulation may reduce aggressive behavior

For some time, we have known that a region of the brain known as the prefrontal cortex is linked to violence, though it has been unclear whether particular patterns of activity in that area are, in fact, the cause behind aggression. The brain’s prefrontal cortex has been linked to the control…

Research on Substance Abuse and Bullying Yields Some Surprising Findings

Researchers looking at the relationship between bullying and substance use in teens are coming up with some surprising findings. This is especially true in the area of bullying victimization and substance use, according to Amanda Nickerson, PhD, Professor and Director of the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention, Graduate School…