Research + News | Topic: Violence
Feb 18, 2022
A Child’s TikTok Stardom Opens Doors. Then A Gunman Arrives.
Feb 7, 2022
Teens Are Looking For Love In Online Places
How to help teens have safe and healthy online relationships. Read the article here.
Dec 15, 2021
Billie Eilish Says Porn Fixation Starting At Age 11 ‘Destroyed’ Her Brain
The “Bad Guy” singer said violent sex videos warped her perspective on healthy relationships. Read the article here.
Nov 5, 2021
E-Violence Increases Through Early Adolescence But Declines As Teens Become Adults
Electronic dating violence—including electronic harassment, coercion and monitoring—starts increasing in preadolescence but curves as teens reach young adulthood, according to a new University of Michigan study. Read the article here.
Jan 28, 2021
4 Teenagers Arrested Over ‘Live-Streamed’ Murder Of 15-Year-Old Girl In Walmart
Four young girls were arrested over the weekend after the fatal stabbing of a 15-year-old girl at a Louisiana Walmart was live-streamed on social media. Read the article here.
Feb 6, 2020
Teenagers Are Discovering That The World Of YouTube Fan Fiction Can Have A Dark, Sexual, And Violent Side
Some teens go looking for this X-rated content on the site Wattpad, but some just stumble across it, potentially thanks to the site’s “You’ll also like” recommendations. Read the article here.
Nov 5, 2019
Katie Couric’s New Podcast: Teens’ Easy Access To Hardcore Porn Could Hurt Them… Literally
Katie Couric wanted to know why one in four women are scared during sex. Her short answer: porn. Read the article here.
Jan 14, 2019
Graphic Pornography Is Making Teen Boys ‘Impotent’
Teenage boys as young as 16 are experiencing symptoms of erectile dysfunction due to excessively viewing violent and hardcore pornography, an expert has revealed. Read the article here.
Mar 22, 2017
Two Utah Boys Plotted To Killer Girl Over “Annoying” Snapchat Messages
The alleged shooter said he became annoyed with the victim texting and contacting him through the messaging app Snapchat. Read the article here.
Mar 10, 2017
No Link Between Violent Video Games & Lack of Empathy
The finding, published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology, suggests that empathy is not blunted by playing violent video games long-term.
Read the article here.