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Cruel behaviour has reward value for ‘everyday sadists’

Cruel behaviour has reward value for ‘everyday sadists’

Sep 14, – Researchers from the University of British Columbia conducted studies about the pleasure and excitement sadists get from causing pain or displeasure, and the findings reveal that what they term “everyday sadism” is more common than we might think. Psychological scientist Erin Buckels led the studies, which showed that people who were classed […]

September 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
‘Hijab appeal’ campaign divides Sweden

‘Hijab appeal’ campaign divides Sweden

Aug 25, – Stockholm: In gender-equality Sweden, a grassroots movement defending women’s right to wear hijab has split the nation, backed by politicians and celebrities while critics say it supports a symbol of female “oppression”. Hundreds of Swedish women have posted photographs of themselves wearing headscarves on social media sites to show solidarity with a […]

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1 in 3 US teens has experienced dating violence

1 in 3 US teens has experienced dating violence

Aug 01, – More than one-third of U.S. teens and young adults say they’ve suffered abuse during dating and about one-third say they’ve been perpetrators of abuse, new research finds. About one-quarter say they’ve been both an abuser and a victim. It’s not clear how the research defines dating violence beyond the categories of psychological, […]

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