Browsing by Author "Jungert, Tomas"
Direct Bullying and Cyberbullying: Experimental Study of Bystanders' Motivation to Defend Victims and the Role of Anxiety and Identification With the Bully Authors:Jungert, Tomas; Karataş, Pınar; Iotti, Nathalie Ophelia; Perrin, Sean
Publisher and Date:(FRONTIERS MEDIA SA, 2021-01)School bullying among young adolescents is a globally pervasive problem, but is less common when bystanders are motivated to defend victims. Thus, the focus of this experimental study is on motivation to defend victims of bullying. Methods: A total of 388 students (M (age) = 12.22 years, 49.7% girls) from two Turkish public schools (5th-8th grade) participated in a vignette experiment. Students were randomized to one of two vignettes (direct vs. cyberbullying). Self-report measures of motivation ...