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  • Study of childhood bullying shifts focus to victims

    Understanding children's social goals may lead to better interventions to change the dynamic between a bully and his or her targets, said psychology professor Karen Rudolph, who led a study of children who are bullied.

    Understanding children's social goals may lead to better interventions to change the dynamic between a bully and his or her targets, said psychology professor Karen Rudolph, who led a study of children who are bullied.

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  • Editor's note: To contact Karen Rudolph, call 217- 333-8624; email krudolph@illinois.edu.

     The paper, “Developing Relationships, Being Cool, and Not Looking Like a Loser: Social Goal Orientation Predicts Children’s Responses to Peer Aggression,” is available from the U. of I. News Bureau.