Boston College

Psychology & Psychiatry

Protecting students from homophobic bullying

Students who are bullied because of sexual orientation have willing defenders in their classmates - motivated by leadership, courage, their beliefs in justice, altruism and having lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender friends, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychologists probe moral judgments of suicide

(Medical Xpress)—Suicide is a major public health issue; it takes the lives of more than a million people each year. It is also widely believed to be immoral. Why do people so commonly believe it is wrong for people to ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

With board games, it's how children count that counts

Teachers and parents like to use board games to teach skills that range from fair play to counting. When it comes to improving early number skills, a new report by Boston College and Carnegie Mellon University researchers ...

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