IF your child is being teased in the playground - don't worry, it's good for building character.Read more
New research has found playful teasing, and being called names such as "ranga", could be good for young people because it helps them bond and develop social skills.
It may even make "victims" more likely to take on leadership roles in the long term. Dr Erin Heerey, of the University of Bangor in North Wales, studied a group of university students in California and found that their "playful humiliations" led to them becoming better friends.
Tuesday, 20 January 2009
Being called names such as "ranga" could be good for young people
From The Daily Telegraph: