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Our Most Popular Posts 2016

December 28, 2016
As 2016 draws to a close, let's take a look back at Research in Action's most popular posts in the last year.

Decreasing "Mean Girl" Aggression Associated With Better Behavior Across Classroom

June 13, 2016
CHOP's Friend to Friend program has been proven effective for reducing the relational aggression of urban African-American 3rd to 5th grade girls. New research shows that the positive impact of the program extends to the entire classroom, including male students, non-aggressive female students, and even teachers, by channeling the influence of aggressive girls in a positive way and allowing them opportunities to hone their leadership skills.

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School-based Intervention Can Help Stop “Mean Girls” Tendencies

November 23, 2015
A recently published study has established CHOP’s Friend to Friend as the first and only relational aggression intervention to demonstrate a decrease in relationally-aggressive behaviors among urban minority girls that continued at least a year after the conclusion of the program.

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