How Technology Breeds Assertive Communication

October 1, 2012
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    Why are some individuals suddenly able to ask for what they need when sending a text or social media message? Does the veil of technology ease the anxiety of having a serious conversation? Research indicates that the detachment and distance associated with online communication lends itself to assertive, and at times aggressive, behavior. […]

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Cyberbullying: Intimidation Through Technology

September 21, 2012
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    Bullies are no longer relegated to the schoolyard. In a society where we are connected 24/7, even a child or teen’s home isn’t the safe haven it used to be. Bullies have constant access to victims. Cyberbullying refers to the use of technology to embarrass, threaten, harass, or target others in a way […]

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