Tai Asks Why: The Science Behind Bullying – And How Can We Stop It
Chickens do it, goats do it, people do it, even trees and bushes do it … bully.
Being aggressive to weaker individuals seems to be part of the evolutionary strategy, in general.
Bullying involves a power imbalance and bullies are generally after three things says Tony Volk, a developmental psychologist at Brock University, “Resources (like food or lunch money), reputation (or popularity), or reproduction (like a date, or a mate).”
Tai explores the science of bullying during the Children’s Corner Saturday April 17 around 9 a.m.