The Mental Effects Behind Violence

School shootings are becoming more frequent, violence makes the headlines often, and the more our world advances in technology and weaponry, the more we are faced with difficult questions. Will this be a safe place for our children to live in? Are we taking the right measures to be proactive? How can empathy and sympathy be taught and prioritized? Although killing seems like a cold-blooded act to commit, according to Lieutenant Colonel Dave Grossman, “humans are actually not naturally born to pull the trigger.” #psych2go #violence Credits: Script Writer: Catherine Huang Script Editor: Steven Wu VO: Jenny Lea Animator: Ben Carswell YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong References: Greenemeier, L. (2011, January 12). What Causes Someone to Act on Violent Impulses and Commit Murder? Scientific American. Retrieved March 11, 2019. Muller, R. (2014, February 21). Death Becomes Us: The Psychological Trauma of Killing. Psychology Today. Retrieved March 11, 2019. Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/Psych2Go

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