Question: I just moved to a new school, because of a bully problem. I got punched in the face and have a scar across my eye now. So here I …
applying the science of behavioral psychology isn’t the only science that can provide insight into the phenomenon of bullying, but it is a very good approach if your primary interest is in how to extinguish the unwanted behavior itself. What drives a bully to bully and the various reasons and social factors that may drive the onset of bullying behavior is better illuminated by other fields of science, like sociology, psychiatry and more.
we can’t wait for kids to tell us something is wrong. We have to be tuned into their behavior to see if any patterns emerge
It’s not just psychological. Bullying has physical impacts as well.