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Roundup: Bullying Damages Kids' Brains

Nelson-simpsons-bully Hurtful Words Damage Brain Psychology Today:  Taunting and other verbal abuse experienced by middle school children from their peers leaves a structural imprint on the developing brain, according to a new study published on-line in advance of print in the American Journal of Psychiatry... The Empathy Deficit Boston Globe:  Even as they become more connected, young people are caring less about others... Lies, Damned Lies, and Medical Science Much of what medical researchers conclude in their studies is misleading, exaggerated, or flat-out wrong. So why are doctors—to a striking extent—still drawing upon misinformation in their everyday practice?.. Cafeteria manager fired from Oklahoma Centennial High School NewsOK:  A principal testified Monday night in a seven-hour employment hearing that the Oklahoma City School District employee was rude and demeaning to students for the past six years...Twitter and the Dunbar Number Robert Pattison's Blog:  So for all of you who wish that your schools not have bullying, that your organization would be more functional, that your church would be better, that your twitter experience itself would be more satisfying, that as a entrepreneur you could see see the perils in store as you grow - here is Rob's Coles Notes...

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