Girls Who Think They’re Hot Are More Likely To Be Bullied

Catherine Strawn / May 22, 2008

According to a study of 2,300 students ages 12 to 18, girls who viewed themselves as attractive had a 35 percent higher chance of being involved in emotionally damaging scenarios, i.e., receiving hurtful anonymous notes, being socially excluded, or having rumors spread about them. I knew there were lessons to be learned from Mean Girls. [EurekAlert!]