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09 February 2011

Bullies just want to be popular

Teens who are already popular but trying to become even more so are the most likely to bully other kids, new research suggests.

Teens who are already popular but trying to become even more so are the most likely to bully other kids, new research suggests.

The study team, which followed students over one school year, also asked kids to name their top five friends, then used that data to determine which kids were the most popular and at the centre of the school's social network.

Kids who bully are aggressive

 
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