UGA study finds it’s mean boys, not mean girls, who rule at school

Debunking the myth of the ‘mean girl,’ new research from the University of Georgia has found that boys use relational aggression — malicious rumors, social exclusion and rejection — to harm or manipulate others more often than girls.The longitudinal study, published online in the journal Aggressive Behavior, followed a cohort of students from middle to high school and found that, at every grade level, boys engaged in relationally aggressive behavior more often than girls. —> Read More Here


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