New York Times highlights Auk article demonstrating 'cycle of violence' in birds
October 11, 2011
In their October 10, 2011 edition, The New York Times
relays research slated to appear in The Auk
128:4 this fall that, for the first time, provides evidence for the "cycle of violence" hypothesis that abused children are more likely to become abusers themselves as adults.
The article looks at a community of Galápagos Island Nazca boobies over three breeding seasons, documenting abusive behavior towards chicks and correlating this behavior to the action of these same chicks later in life, towards new chicks.
The NY Times
article is available here
, and for a limited time you can read the complete study free online, on our hosting platform at jstor.org