*Author of the forthcoming book Odd Girl Out:The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls (Hartcourt Brace,2002)
*7th grader at Oakwood Friends School Middle School in Poughkeepsie, New York
*Professor of Developmental Psychology, Abo Akademi, Vasa, Finland (specializes in the development of aggressive behavior in boys and girls)
*Executive Director, The Ophelia Project, Erie, Pennsylvania
*Sophomore at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (victim of girl bullies)
Girls are not all sugar and spice according to some researchers. The latest study on girls says they may be AS likely to use aggression as boys. Rather than fists, girls express it through manipulation, exclusion and gossip-mongering. It's become quite a problem in some middle and high schools, but what's the solution? Girls who bully other girls. Join Neal Conan on Talk of the Nation from NPR News.