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According to researchers at Ohio State University, violence is also extremely “contagious” during adolescence.
The alarming study shows children are up to 183 percent more likely to commit an act of violence if a peer committed the very same act. It might make sense among close friends, but the study actually reports that the violence “bug” continues among peers by up to four degrees of separation.