PSYC 1010 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Murder Of Reena Virk, Wilhelm Wundt, Leta Stetter Hollingworth

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Reena virk was beaten to death by 7 girls (14-16 yrs old) and one boy (aged 16: kelly ellard and warren glowatski convicted of second degree murder. Glowatski showed remorse and was granted parole 8 yrs later. Dawn-marie wesley committed suicide after being bullied in a similar way. Shows females have as much an aggressive streak in them as males do (though manifested less often: there is an increased number of women charged with violent crimes (2008) Many more young people find themselves the victims of unreported bullying. Psychologists take these events and use them for research to try to understand and reduce the frequency of them occurring: increased since the inclusion of electronic bullying, canadian psychologists at the forefront of this research. Hope to offer explanations and come up with solutions to this problem. Psychology comes from 2 greek words: psyche : soul, logos : the study of a subject. Current literal definition: study of the mind.

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