Bullies, Babies, and the Birth of Empathy

Can babies prevent bullying? The answer may be a resounding “yes.” Bullying has been in the news a lot lately. In my last blog posting, I wrote about recent information from neuroscience about the violent changes in the brain from being bullied, and ended on a more...

Bullying Can Cause Lasting Injury…but there is hope.

According to a recent article in the Boston Globe, brain scans of teens who have been repeatedly bullied revealed the same changes as those who have been physically or sexually abused. In some individuals, the negative changes persisted years later. The study offers...