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Childhood bullying is an age-old problem that's drawing more and more concern from parents. A recent study identified several factors that influence a child's chance of becoming a bully. Four-year-old children who watch a lot of television are more likely to become bullies later in life. That's according to University of Washington public health professor Fred Zimmerman. The research looks at how much television influence a child's behavior. This Science Update looks at the research, which leads to the findings presented and offers links to other sources for further inquiry and a Science New York Times lesson plan geared towards grades 6-12.

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    Sound,Education,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,Learner,Audio/Visual,Psychology,Learn,Audio,Social Sciences,General public & informal education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080618221944571T

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