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Why Peaceful People Get Aggressive

What does a religion known for teaching non-violence have to do with martial arts disciplines designed to cripple or kill? It turns out that these practices keep the mind sharp enough to...
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What Makes People Snap?

Sometimes it's road rage. In one case it was a customer at a fast food restaurant throwing a burger at a cashier when he discovered they'd forgotten to add the pickles. What triggers the proverbial "straw that breaks the camel's back?"

Why do adults throw tantrums over small provocations?...
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Are You Like Your Car?

If you drive a Prius, do you find that Mercedes are always cutting you off? A new study shows that people who view their car as an extension of themselves have stronger aggressive driving tendencies.
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The Evil Gene

Scientists have found a gene variation that can cause adultsto become aggressive, antisocial adults when they wereabused as children. This is the first link betweenantisocial behavior and a specific gene.

It helps explain why, although almost all adult criminalshave been abused as children, the majority of abusedchildren grow up to be...

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