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Study: Boys can be as mean as girls

October 10, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
In movies, Hollywood depicts ruthless young women who wield their popularity as a weapon, well a review of studies finds boys can be just as mean as girls.In "Mean Girls," girls spread rumors and break up friendships.

University of Kansas researchers found boys do this just as much. While boys often resort to physical violence, they were just as likely as girls to use social aggression.

It's a type of bullying more and more schools are refusing to tolerate.

 

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