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Through twin analysis, British and American researchers found genetic influences for whether a child is a bully or one's victim, reports the UK's Guardian. According to the article, genetic influences account for 73 percent of a child's chance of being victimized and 61 percent of their risk of being the bully. One person interviewed for the Guardian called this genetic-based risk a "red herring."

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