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Current divisive political discourse evokes concern, as hostile and bullying exchanges at school have recently (and dramatically) increased. While bullying has been widely studied, less is known about sociocognitive functioning of bullies, especially concerning different types of bullies. To inform screening and intervention efforts, this study will examine sociocognitive differences in high-school-aged bullies versus bully-victims regarding their moral disengagement, normative beliefs about aggression, and social dominance orientation.
Donnelly, Megan, "The Demeaning Sociocognitive Attitudes of Bullies" (2020). Psychology. 23.