May 21, 2012

Meanness and cruelty... what causes kids to use such tactics against each other?

A Virginia psychologist has been studying that question for almost 30 years.

His findings are now the basis of anti-bullying efforts at thousands of public schools.

Dewey G. Cornell, Ph.D. - Forensic clinical psychologist. Director of the Virginia Youth Violence Project, Author of School Violence: Fears Versus Facts  (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2006). Research Advisory Board member to the anti-bullying organization recently founded by pop star Lady Gaga - the Born This Way Foundation. Professor of Education, University of Virginia.