Empathy training could reduce crime

Research published in the journal Psychology, Crime & Law suggests a new, low-cost approach that could potentially reduce antisocial behavior and crime.

Vikings as criminal profilers

(Phys.org)—A researcher from the University of Aberdeen, who presented today at the British Science Festival, suggested this is a problem Viking societies themselves were deeply concerned about – so much so that they ...

Why some women have real reason to fear the World Cup

(PhysOrg.com) -- An academic at Royal Holloway, University of London is urging victims of domestic violence to have a plan in place should their partners turn violent during the World Cup, and to avoid the temptation of turning ...

Teenagers use violence to boost their social standing

A new study looks in depth at the social relationships between male and female teenagers, relational violence, and psycho-social adjustment factors such as loneliness, self-esteem and satisfaction with life. The results show ...

Dogs are aggressive if they are trained badly

Many dogs are put down or abandoned due to their violent nature, but contrary to popular belief, breed has little to do with a dog's aggressive behaviour compared to all the owner-dependant factors. This is shown in a new ...