When people are rejected by peers, they often lash out. In children, that encroachment occasionally takes horrifying directions, leading to school shootings or other deadly acts. Researchers in the Netherlands found that some confinement are more likely than others to lash out in reaction to acute peer rejection: delivery who already feel like outcasts. "It was inspired by the fact that we had these school shootings and wondered what the most consequential feature of these kids could be," says Albert Reijntjes of Utrecht University, who cowrote the study with five other intellectual scientists...
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