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On aggression

I just read a very interesting article about aggression. In it, William M Bukowski and Maurissa Abecassis consider how aggression and adaptation are inter-related. In it, there are a couple of minor points that would merit more critical discussion, but I really … Continue reading

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emotion and its expression in young children

“Despite important differences in expressive style, most young children are full of raw emotion and feel acutely. The power of their emotion is heightened as their feelings are not tempered by experience. Most things are happening for the first time; … Continue reading

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Maternal discourse about internal states as predictors of toddler empathy

In their write-up of an investigation into “whether child temperament and maternal discourse about internal states help to explain individual differences in empathy- and aggression-related behaviors in toddlerhood,” (81), Garner and Dunsmore explain that “High negative emotional intensity is associated with … Continue reading

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