Bullying - Science topic
Bullying is an aggressive behavior intended to cause harm or distress. The behavior may be physical or verbal. There is typically an imbalance of power, strength, or status between the target and the aggressor.
Questions related to Bullying
One of my research hypothesis is:
There is a positive relationship between General bullying victimization and Social Media Use (SMU). The relationship between Cyberbullying victimization and SMU is stronger than between Traditional Bullying victimization and SMU.
Social Media Use:
0 = never
1 = rarely
2 = often
3 = very often
--> in my opinion this is an ordinal scale
Traditional Bullying Victimization and Cyberbullying Victimizations are Sum Scores. Also metric variables.
Thanks in advance for your help!
One thing I noted in academia is that competition can sometimes be just as fierce as in the world of business.
Sometimes it can be small and petty like who should be first author, often triggered by purely selfish reasons and following justifications.
In other cases competition can be about grands, effectively rendering someone unemployed in some cases. I have seen bullying, discrimination more frequently than in the world of business, the place I come from.
This is truly the dark side of academia, there are also positive things but these are things that make me sick to my stomach.
What is your experience? Do you agree with my rather dark view? If not, why? If yes, how can we fix it?
Best wishes Henrik
I am preparing focus groups with health professionals.
The content in general is not going to touch on any sensitive topics.
However, please state your opinion on how to react if someone reports that he/she was a target of bullying, harassments, or was verbally abused by line manager/supervisor/co-worker etc...
What can I should I do if something like that is reported?
Should I suggest contacting occupational psychologist? Talking to someone else from the supervision/management?
In general what guidance could I use to help those people who reveal content suggesting they have suffered at work and what is my role as a moderator for that?
Please share your experience and perhaps some examples from literature.
Many thanks in advance
I'm working on a research proposal paper for my Senior Seminar in Psychology course, and I am unsure which statistical model to use. My research question is whether victims of workplace cyberbullying have higher absenteeism rates than employees who do not experience cyberbullying. My proposed hypothetical study will utilize a cross-sectional self-reported survey methodology. I believe Pearson's r would be appropriate to analyze the data, but I'm not sure.
It is common that we have significantly contributed to writing general reports (e.g. WHO reports) that are expected to result in several papers afterwards. This has especially been the case during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Afterwards, there are two scenarios:
1) You continue to contribute significantly to all the papers derived from the primary report and write the better part of them.
2) You stop contributing after the report is delivered and another team writes the papers.
What would you do if you get a message from the affiliated organisation (that claims the ownership of the main data or hired you during the report development) informing you that you are not the first author of the papers in each of these cases? Please feel free to expand and build upon the discussion.
P.S: To be clear, I am NOT talking about a thesis as the primary report.
Looking into workplace bullying came across the definition "Revenge" as experessed its a platform within organisational culture.
I want an example of a questionnaire or survey form for my research work(effects of Cyberbullying on undergraduate students). I have found few researcher papers but not related to my research work. Anyone can help me to find research questions or help me to share links. Thank you in advance.
This study examines the behavioural, individual and contextual variables that are expected to impact the perceived severity of workplace bullying behaviour. It also identifies the toxic behaviour involved in interacting with workplace bullying for the employees at AlHakim General Hospital in Iraq. Thus, to find the psychological symptoms associated with the related behaviours, the Brief Symptom Inventory (BSI) was used. Based on the analysis, the findings indicated that the severity and classification of workplace bullying behaviours had been influenced by the toxic behaviours involved through the characteristics of the employee who is subjected to those behaviours. The analysis conducted in this research also indicated that the behaviours that were personally harnessed from the corresponding target were more severe and frequent than other categories of behaviour. Finally, having an appropriate organisational system is of great importance to guarantee high performance in the organisation
I create a balanced data set and use it in cyber bullying detection ,All the performance metrics ( ACC, F1, Recall and Precision) are the same what is the interpretation ??
I wrote my bachelor's thesis. The topic is whether social support by a best friend moderates (mitigates) the relationship between bullying and emotional problems in primary school children.
For the first hypothesis (bullied children have more emotional problems than non-bullied) I performed an independent samples t-test (one-tailed).
However, for my second analysis - I did a moderation analysis using PROCESS macro (controlling for gender differences). I did not find a moderation of social support by a best friend and as recommended by Hayes (2018), if there is no moderation, you should do a regression without the interaction term. Thus, I did a hierarchical regression without the interaction term. I found that bullying has no effect on emotional problems anymore.
How can I explain that in the t-test bullying had an effect on emotional problems but not anymore in the hierarchical regression?
A post-hoc power analysis showed that my moderation analysis had a very high power of 0.98, thus type-II error is very low.
A preliminary t-test also showed that bullying had an effect on social support (bullied students had fewer social support than non-bullied students).
there are many intervention around the world are being implemented in schools to reduce or prevent school bullying. Keen know about your experience and opinion it.
I am using the 'Revised Cyber Bullying Inventory'. This instrument has 2 sub-scales (bully scale and victim scale). From the responses, they will be divided into 4 groups (pure cyberbullies, pure cybervictims, bully/victim and uninvolved).To classify the individuals who are pure cyberbullies or victims, individuals would have to report engaging in or experiencing at least 1 out of the 14 behaviors on two or more occasions, on the bully or victim scale respectively. Individuals who are in the category of bully/victim are required to meet the criteria for both the bully and the victim. Those who are uninvolved or non-involved reports either a single behavior on a single occasion on either scale or having reported never having engaged in or experienced any of the mentioned behaviors.
I don't know how to group them into these 4 separate groups in SPSS. I’m worried about never knowing how to do this and I really need assistance!!
i am currently conducting a study to assess bullying behaviors on student nurses during clinical placement .
My objective is to explore organisational factors that influence bullying behaviours at the hospital.
I would be glad if anyone can offer me a scale and permission to measure this objective.
In one of our latest works: Bullying In Primary And Secondary School In The View Of University Students, we have seen how bullying is one of the most serious problems in education and one of the most serious problems in the education system today. It affects almost all students, whether they are bullies, victims of bullying, or bystanders. But it also has a major effect on teaching staff, the schools themselves, and the education system. The results of our research showed that men tend to be bullies to a greater extent than women, and no relationship was found between gender and being a victim of bullying. Furthermore, it was found that almost two out of three students have experienced bullying during these stages of education and that almost all students (nine out of ten) have seen bullying episodes.
What can we do to stop this phenomenon of bullying at school?
How do I measure self reporting quality of life impact on population with victim of bullying?
Please share relevant instrument if available or suggest some relevant instrument
Looking for collaborators/info sources for a new book I am writing in the career/life coaching
field on "Adult Bullies". Most research has been done on childhood bullying, however they
eventually grow up and cause problems at work, in organizations, etc. There are very few books written in this field, and I have a wealth of experience, however I am a career coach and IT
person, not a counselor. Anyone interested in joining this effort ? I have technical books out,
this will be first one in career self-help.
Here is an excrept from a paper:
Attrition analyses performed using Chi-square tests for independence (with Yates Continuity Correction) revealed that targets of bullying at T1 had a higher probability of dropout at T2 as compared with non-targets, χ2 (1, N = 2249) = 5.43, p = .02, phi = -.05. An independent samples t-test also revealed that participants who only responded at T1 had significantly higher levels of job insecurity at T1 (M = 5.17, SD = 2.98) compared to those who also responded at T2 (M = 4.81, SD = 2.8; t (1236.738) = 2.68, p = .007, twotailed), indicating that job insecurity is associated with higher probability of dropping out from the study during the two-year time lag. No such tendency was found for laissez-faire leadership. Reference: Glambek, M., Skogstad, A., & Einarsen, S. (2018). Workplace bullying, the development of job insecurity and the role of laissez-faire leadership: A two-wave moderated mediation study. Work & Stress, 32(3), 297-312.
I downloaded some social media messages on Twitter for cyberbullying detection. I want to detect cyberbullying based on machine learning through the data I have. Is there a dataset that you can recommend in English or Turkish on this subject?
I intend to write a research proposal that is the part of a PhD application, I recently has done thesis on workplace bullying and it's impact on employee creativity, so please suggest me latest topics for my proposal. Thanks
Most of the researches on bullying were from psychological perspective . Are there any researches on bullying from educational perspective?
I am conducting a qualitative research on the process women go through to overcome workplace bullying in the financial sector. What approach can be used in obtaining participants? Are there qualitative research sites out there as is available for quantitative research?
Having to shift to remote or online teaching and learning is new to many of us. Unfortunately, not knowing how to make this shift is leading some of those in leadership to resort to bullying storms, causing more anxiety and intimidation in addiion to all the uncertainty of COVID-19. How are you dealing with these bullying storms and other emotionally charged exchanges in academia at this time?
am looking for a self report scale measuring cyberbystander behaviour, an currently working on it, thinking of using participant role scale, a subscale of it measure bystander behaviour but for traditional bullying, there seems to be no scale that measures bystander behaviour in cyberbullying
any help pls
That has been some commentary about increased racism, bullying and xenophobia against Chinese/ Asian people in the wake of the Coronavirus.
Can anyone point me to quality resrouces for schools to help prevent and respond to this behaviour in the school community. Any research or relevant resources following the SARS outbreak in 2002?
Below is the research question I would like to work on as a practice improvement project in my final year at uni.
Increasing the minimum age limit to 16 in conjunction with identity verification for users of social networking applications to reduce the prevalence of cyber bullying and suicide among 11 to 16 year olds.
This is an area Im passionate about however Im not even sure where to start in scaling the research down to make it a pilot study and manageable for a university project.
We dont actually have to carry out the research but just interpret how we would carry this out and the results we would hope to see.
Any help would be appreciated.
The Einstein Rocketship explained to Young and Old
Otto E. Rossler
Faculty of Science, University of Tuebingen, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
Abstract: Popular talk given at the Nell-Breuning Highschool in Rottweil on January 12, 2016
It is fun to picture this most beautiful brainchild of a scientist who always called it “the happiest thought of my life.” What is it that is so “happy” about it? Can a thought be happy?
It is maximally simple and yet maximally absurd in its consequences. Such a coincidence is unprecedented. This lad was a gift to the planet.
Just embark on an Apollo-like rocketship in your mind. Unlike the real one, it is not filled with propellant throughout: In the middle it has a narrow passenger cabin that runs along the whole length and width of the ship. Therefore you can make simple experiments on board if you brought along your pocket laser-pointer and a pocket frequency counter. Thirdly, you may bring along a smoke-filled glass tube through which to send a laser pulse while the tube lies on the floor or is glued to the ceiling, so as to take snapshots of an internally advancing light pulse from above or below. The ship is assumed to be accelerating constantly in outer space while you make the measurements.
The same equipment (pointer, counter and tube) you can also use inside a huge church tower on earth, with predictably the same measurement results. The experiment is so simple that “mere thinking” suffices to make valid predictions. This is what Einstein did in 1907 with all the mentioned equipment not being available as of yet.
The least surprising prediction is that, when you hold the laser pointer horizontally at any height inside the accelerating rocketship, the horizontal light ray that comes out will be gently downward-curved inside the accelerating rocketship. This effect is very small since the rocketship is so slender. Moreover, von Soldner had already predicted gravitational light bending a century before in 1804.
The most famous surprise found by Einstein is the following: When the laser is pointing upwards from the floor and you count the pulses at the tip, the counter will show a reduced ticking rate compared to what is valid on the bottom – despite the maintained distance. For during the time the light is ascending with its limited universal velocity c, the tip did continue picking up speed away from the emission point. Hence a Doppler effect applies, like the slowed pitch of a receding ambulance.
This was Einstein’s main prediction. It appeared totally absurd at the time. Nonetheless Einstein’s “gravitational redshift” is confirmed everyday by the GPS in our cars. The satellites overhead make for the ceiling of a rather high church tower indeed (their fast motion does not abolish the effect).
Pointing the laser downwards from the tip will show the opposite effect – an increase in the count rate compared to what holds true above when measuring downstairs.
What else can we do with this mental or real toy? The second big implication seen by Einstein applies when the tube with the smoke in it is lying on the bottom while watched from the tip. Einstein predicted correctly that the light speed inside will look reduced from above: A second absurd prediction made out of the blue by sheer thinking. And when you look from the bottom up to the ceiling, the transversal speed of light will look increased there (a fact that remained unmentioned).
The correctly predicted observable change in c caused Einstein to fall silent on gravitation for almost 4 years. For the theory of special relativity with its by definition globally constant c had produced an implication that amounts to a contradiction-in-terms. This illogical state of affairs is still the accepted teaching of to date. I hope you did enjoy the ride. But: is there not something missing here?
When staring a bit longer into the Einstein-Apollo-rocket, we may suddenly realize that the light ray, while visibly “creeping” across the floor (or else visibly “zipping” across the ceiling), is not moving horizontally as this was assumed so far. The tilt – an upwards tilt in either case – is owed to the fact that when the propagating light ray reaches the next spot on the horizontal floor, the previous point has already fallen back a bit relative to the tip in the meantime (or else has come somewhat closer to the bottom from above, respectively). Hence the no longer horizontal light ray has re-gained in either case the universal speed c – as originally presupposed.
At this point, an encouragement from the part of the reader or listener is vital because the relative upwards slant seen is not part of the narrative since 1907. Can Einstein have possibly overlooked this detail?
The Virtual-Reality-like thoughts described – which hopefully will soon be part of a computer game – were so taxing for Einstein that they “singed” his brain as he once confessed. He feared to go crazy and looked for mental shelter from his longtime friend,, mathematician Marcel Grossmann, in order to continue functioning. Everyone knows that the most difficult dynamical equation of history would come out eventually: the Einstein field equation. Does that equation contain the “relative upwards slant” proportional to vertical distance that we just spotted jointly? The answer is in the negative.
But the present playful text is supposed to be a kindergarten version of Einstein’s equivalence principle between gravity and ordinary acceleration, is it not? Virtually all specialists (except Wolfgang Rindler) scoff at texts without equations: Can it be that the mathematically educated establishment has gone astray for so long?
“Thinking helps” according to Hewlett-Packard. The new “relative upwards slant” of light rays hugging the horizontal floor inside the Einstein rocketship, valid relative to above (or below), repairs the so far accepted violation of c as a global constant of nature in the vacuum. A well-known result from special relativity – that the speed of light inside a transversally receding light tube appears reduced (or increased if approaching) was overlooked. So everything is fine again: c remains a globally (and not just locally) valid constant of nature in a return to the pre-1911 Einstein.
Why be hesitant? The reader will be appalled to realize that the retrieved global c entails that the cosmos cannot expand any more since distant points can no longer recede from each other at more than c as everyone believes does occur. By denying the Big Bang you will make yourself a laughingstock among your peers when you tell them that you approve of the above “mental analog computer” of the Einstein-Apollo rocketship. So you will have to decide whether rather to trust your own firm judgment or let yourself be bullied into behaving like a dogmatist. In science and elsewhere, dogmas have a knack for being deadly. Therefore: Is the above conclusion (“relative upwards slant”) correct or is it not?
I for one am sure 99 percent of the time that it is correct. One reason to remain skeptical is the fact that it is such an immense fun to be more right than 3 ½ generations of specialists from the year 1911 on. This feeling, if legitimate, is accompanied by an immense gratitude to this young amateur scientist of 1907 who took on the whole establishment with the verve of a total outsider. I need not tell you that at present, the scientific community is gladly betting the planet on the above story being false. But this is another tale. Thank you for having lent me your ear, my young colleagues, gentlegirls and gentlemen.
Paper dedicated to the late Wolfgang Rindler (who liked it as he wrote me).
Recently, collective bullying by a veteran teacher was conducted for a young teacher in Kobe in Japan. This is a big problem, and every time I watch TV and Internet news, I feel sad. In Tokyo, the recruitment ratio for elementary school teachers is 1.1 times, and it is expected to drop further. I am worried that the Japanese education system will be destroyed by the Deterioration of teacher quality. Such a problem will influence Japan and other countries in the near future. I hope any comment which is useful for children.
People are being tracked with their data in every possible manner.
This has led to nations/states using data to discriminate, bully, and condemn citizens and used as a means to pre-judge, punish and cutoff citizens from access to all of the benefits of citizenship. China currently uses a "Social Scoring system ", a manipulative and coercive attack on society to force homogenization and brainwashed acceptance of standards set by corrupt people who are in power.
This, in turn, makes the discriminated people become prisoners against their will and for arbitrary purposes with no rational or legal process. It also makes them to be slaves, economically and physically.
Is it just for other humanity to sit idle and observe this form of Hitlerism, or should all forms of Social Scoring be called out as violations 9f human rights.
For the record, I clearly view this as as an animalistic manipulation against human rights and condemn China and all others who use a social scoring system to abuse humanity. It is shameful, globally illegal and a violation of human rights.
Everyone of us would have come across bullying of any form in scientific research. We may have met them during our preliminary researches, or during doctoral research or while working for an organization. Some straightaway harass us while some "self proclaimed experts" keep harassing us with their "expert knowledge", which half the time is not found to be accurate. Of late, in scientific platforms such as Research gate, there happen to be bullies whose approaches are very condescending. The purpose of such forums are to enable researchers all over the world to help one another by providing advises. In the ever-growing field of science, scenarios keep changing frequently, and so do methodologies and approaches. Every researcher thinks twice before he offers an advise to another; however discernful people trying to bully other researchers is a point of concern. Rg bullying is just another example. Ignoring such bullies, further makes them fall under the impression that they are experts of their domain. In general, how do we deal with such people?
Does anyone know of quantitative research which has reported on the degree to which children and young people (e.g., anyone under 20yrs) with neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs) are bullied because they have their specific NDD? There is plenty showing that these young people experience more bullying behaviours from their peers, but there seems to be much less (virtually nothing) on whether they are being picked on specifically because they have an NDD. Thanks.
I am interested in carrying out an ANCOVA with a categorical covariate. I have a continuous dependent variable (level of depression), two independent variables: one being level of bullying (none, bully, victim) and an independent variable that I consider to be a moderator (gender), and then a a dichotomous covariate (language: English or Dutch).
How can I run this is SPSS? Or, is there another analysis I can use?
10 Signs your workplace culture is Toxic
- Company core values do not serve as the basis for how the organization functions.
- Employee suggestions are discarded. People are afraid to give honest feedback.
- Micromanaging -Little to no autonomy is given to employees in performing their jobs.
- Blaming and punishment from management is the norm.
- Excessive absenteeism, illness and high employee turn over.
- Overworking is a badge of honor and is expected.
- Little or strained interaction between employees and management.
- Gossiping and/or social cliques.
- Favoritism and office politics.
- Aggressive or bullying behavior
- Article available at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/toxic-work-environments-make-best-employees-quit-brigette-hyacinth
I am an undergraduate student doing research to determine if individuals who report a history of being bullied exhibit more symptoms of anxiety and depression than those that report minimal to no bullying.
Do you know of any good surveys to measure retrospective bullying?
Hello Good day! Mabuhay!
My name is Clint Harvyne C. Hatague, a 4th year BS Psychology student from Silliman University, Dumaguete City, Philippines.
As of the moment,We are working on our research paper on workplace bullying and employee job satisfaction on the staffs of our University. We used the survey as an instrument in measuring job satisfaction, we already have gathered the data needed for the study and we would like to know what are the dimensions/domains and other detailed information about the survey since we would like to correlate and study based on our theoretical framework. We find it very useful for our thesis in our study on workplace bullying and employee job satisfaction on the staffs of our institution. This information will be of great benefit for us. We hope for a positive response from this request, Thank you,
There is always a lot of confusion and negative reaction when I discuss female intrasexual competition with lay people, especially women. Many feel the "female" is unnecessary and sexist or that it reduces all female disagreement down to the fight for mates. When I try to explain that the "sex" in intrasexual is a noun not a verb this rarely helps. There seems to be a taboo to even discussing female competition - even just admitting it exists. Women generally view it as negative even though competition can be healthy and is essential for cooperation. Understanding the mechanisms and anatomy of fic will also help women and girls by enabling us to target female bullying in schools and other institutions, where at the moment it flies under the radar.
I've been reading some research lately which differentiates FIC with female social competition (fsc) and discusses the pros and cons of using the different terms: fic for competition for mates and fsc for social competition. I'm not sure I see the utility as both are competition for fitness enhancing resources - BUT I also see substantial resistance by women in even discussing FIC at all.
I am totally confused after beginning this course a week ago. However, I want to fully understand so that I can make the best grade possible. I have considered topics dealing with Bullying, Policy v Practice in the school environment, but am open to suggestions.
Thank you for all of your help!
Strengths: It enhances group cohesion and social understanding among learners
Weaknesses: Social activities unintentionally led to bullying and loss of confidence in some learners
Your views are warmly welcomed. Kind regards
I would like to ask for your thoughtful advice on how to handle with the editor in chief's unfair continuous rejection and mental bullying. From my viewpoint, the EIC is emotional and immature and also has internal insecurity. I understand such a phenomenon; however, I do not know well how to protect myself from such an unfair treatment and bullying. Just would it be the best solution not to submit my papers to the journal?
School bullying is one of the most predominant problems facing schools everywhere in the world. How to better deal with the problem is of great concern for every school principal, every teacher, every parent and children themselves.
Therefore, this discussion aims at collecting all existing effective preventive or interventive programs, projects, or effort in any format that effectively dealing with school bullying across different cultures.
I want to initiate a conversations among different stakeholders in order to better prepare the schools, the teachers, parents as well as children to tackle bullying on different levels.
There are many schools that launch projects to reduce students' misconduct and unethical behaviours (plagiarism, cheating on examinations, bullying...) based on the new insights supplied by behavioral ethics.
However I was wondering whether there are evidences showing that promoting ethical conduct among students is beneficial for them during their scholarship. Basically, I am not aware of any paper showing that promoting an ethical culture (such as fighting against the above behaviours) enhances students' academic performance and their learning efficiency during their scholarship. So basically it might more beneficial to let students behave unethically to enhance their creativity and so their overall academic performance.
HERE IS MY QUESTION:
1) Do you know any study showing that promoting academic integrity among students has a beneficial/detrimental effect on students' academic outcomes and learning efficiency?
2) More broadly, do you know any reference examining the relationship between promoting ethics and students' academic performance or students' learning efficiency?
Thanks in advance
Hi, I'm a Psychology student and preparing a reasearch synopsis for academic purpose. I'll be thankful if you share the above mentioned scale.
I am looking for any credible, widely used questionnaires that is able to measure the effect of bullying in any environment.
I am Assistant at a Dance Academy and lately there is a girl who does not come. They told me that it is afraid to come. I know she suffers bullying at her school The same girls from his school come to the dance.I have never happened to me, so i'm investigating whether it could be the case of bullinying in dande classes, and what is the reason the girl does no attend.
I have been working with a mentor on research/manuscript since 2013, all the time, this being my senior/corresponding author paper. Every version of the manuscript has been me as the senior/corresponding author. On the day we planned to submit, my mentor slipped in an asterick by both of our names and changed both of us to corresponding authors. My mentor never discuss anything like this with me, just slipped it in and told me to 'accept changes' and submit. What is the best way to respond to this obvious case of bullying?
To classify object do you must define classes, or the classes will define by the Machine learning algorithm?
In brief to generate a new class(label) do we use the ML or use expert.
Revised Cyber Bullying Inventory and Cyber Victim and Bully Scale for my materials in Personality and Cyberbullying research project
Now a days adolescent girls suffer from many problems,like
1. Lack of time from working parents
2. Being a single child with no brother or sister
3. Bullying in school
4. Average merit and tension for career and many more
How can they overcome such problems?
I met a girl, who is severely suffering from headache and doctors told the reason is depression.
What will be the remedy?
I would like to report basic descriptive statistics of self-reported targets of bullying in my study.
For example, my targets are distributed as per the following for gender: 84 are male and 159 are women. My total sample consists of 256 male and 423 female. How should I go about in reporting this accurately? (ratio, proportions, or rate, etc.?) I am basically trying to determine what are the groups (various demographics) reporting more bullying. I am confused! Thank you so much!
Does it actually say anything at all? But many theories and essays have been produced on its results.
This famous experiment focused on power, simulating prison conditions where some students acted as prisoners, others as wardens. According to the experiment, some of the students acting as wardens became bullying, even sadistic. This and Milgram´s equally famous experiment was a reaction to WW2 and the way supposedly ordinary Germans did appalling things to Jews and prisoners of war. After, on trial, each claimed they were simply obeying orders.
The students were not told about the point of the experiment nor in fact given counselling after.
The recent evidence is tapes with the organiser , Zimbardo, exhorting some of the students acting as wardens to be more aggressive, even feign brutality thereby corrupting the results of the experiment.
Is modern psychology about half-truths, unproven assertions?
I am working on a research study looking at RJ in situations of domestic violence and sexual assault. I attached a flyer on the study. My best, Joan