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Heartbreak Puts Brakes on Heart

Ostracism: just as bad as bullying but harder to ban

Ostracism hurts—but how? Shedding light on a silent, invisible abuse

Humans need to belong. Yet they also commonly leave others out. Animals abandon the weakest to ensure the survival of the fittest. So do kindergartners and ’tweens, softball players and office workers.... More>

Mean Girls: The Science Behind the Silver Screen Hit

No one likes to be excluded, women especially. A study published in Psychological Science found that when females feel a threat of social exclusion, they are more likely than males […] More>

Why Women Have BFFs