Thirst Aid: Does Alcohol Attenuate or Exacerbate Negative Affect and Aggression Following Social Rejection?

Thirst Aid: Does Alcohol Attenuate or Exacerbate Negative Affect and Aggression Following Social Rejection?

This is a brief introduction to an ongoing project examining the effect of alcohol on human affective and behavioral reactions to ostracism. The intention is to identify the gap in our understanding of how people react to being socially excluded while under the influence of acute alcohol intoxication as well as how that intoxication may affect aggressive responses toward their ostracizer. 
By Joel G. Sprunger and Christopher I. Eckhardt

 

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Or Are They? How to Prevent School Shootings When There Is No Consistent Offender Profile

Or Are They? How to Prevent School Shootings When There Is No Consistent Offender Profile

If a typical offender profile does not exist, is it possible to prevent school shootings at all? Indeed, there seems to be a way, because research has yielded a second consistent finding: School shootings are no spontaneous acts and in all known cases, the later perpetrators (publicly) announced their offenses prior to carrying it out.
By Rebecca Bondü

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