Therapy Helps Troubled Teens Rethink Crime

Therapy Helps Troubled Teens Rethink Crime

July 2, 2013 | by Shankar Vedantam | National Public Radio

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The University of Chicago began a study on how to prevent homicide among young people, and investigators came up with an intervention to reduce violent crime. The process involves providing teens with cognitive training to slow down and think about their actions during confrontations while making sure to consider the realistic thoughts of others.

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The University of Chicago began a study on how to prevent homicide among young people, and investigators came up with an intervention to reduce violent crime. The process involves providing teens with cognitive training to slow down and think about their actions during confrontations while making sure to consider the realistic thoughts of others.

Link to Article

Photo credit: David Gilkey/NPR