Posts tagged "studies"

You’re An Instagram Addict, But It’s Not Your Fault

We all know the compulsive itch to check Instagram at the most inopportune of moments (or worse, in our actual free time when we could be doing so many things…

Claire Hannum | November 20, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Which States Have The Most Immature (And Mature) Men?

Where do all the manchildren live? A new survey from Estately, a national real estate search site, set out to determine which states have the highest percentage of males still…

Katie Oldenburg | October 8, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Study Claims A Big Wedding Leads To A Happier Marriage

According to a new report by the University of Virginia, couples who have larger, more formal weddings are more likely to have quality marriages. This is pretty hard to believe…

Claire Hannum | August 21, 2014 - 1:00 pm

A New Study Suggests Twitter Could Cause Your Divorce, But I’m Not Convinced

According to a new study published in the journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, people who are very active on Twitter are more likely to be involved in intense confrontations in their…

Claire Hannum | April 9, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Trying To Find Your Self? Check Your Chest

The “I,” the ego, the self. These terms are used loosely to describe the individual life-force each of us is always searching for, but seems intent on remaining so elusive.

Ami Angelowicz | March 24, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Are Millennials Really Having Less Sex?

According to a recent UK study, definitely. It appears that British twentysomethings are banging less than prior generations did — but is that representative of the rest of the world’s…

Claire Hannum | March 23, 2014 - 10:00 am

You Aren’t Imagining It: Study Finds That Seeing Happy Couples In Ads Makes You Depressed

New research from the University of Southern California found that, shocker, looking at images of happy couples when you’re single makes you feel crappy. Advertisers love to rely…

Claire Hannum | March 16, 2014 - 3:00 pm

New Survey Says You’re Never Too Old To Pop Bubble Wrap

In honor of the new children’s TV show, Zack & Quack, Nick Jr. UK polled 2,000 adults to find out their thoughts on remaining childlike even though they are technically…

Ami Angelowicz | February 23, 2014 - 9:00 am

Depressed? Blame It On Your Cat

I’ve never liked cats. I know this is an unpopular point of view, but the heart wants what the heart wants. And this heart wants everything of the feline persuasion

Ami Angelowicz | February 22, 2014 - 10:00 am

Finally! Science Explains Why You Can’t Ever Remember Your Dreams

As a dream analysis enthusiast, I’ve shared my tips for recalling your nightly adventures more easily. While I still think a few simple tricks can help you remember your dreams…

Ami Angelowicz | February 19, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Science Says Porn Addiction Is A Bunch Of Cockamamie

According to a piece published in Springer’s journal Current Sexual Health Reports, clinical psychologist Dr. Ley would like to remind us all that there’s no strong scientific research that proves…

Ami Angelowicz | February 15, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Study: Setting People Up Makes The Matchmaker Feel Good

A new series of studies has found that matchmaking brings a whole lot of happiness — but not necessarily to the couple. Rather, the matchmaker herself enjoys the greatest benefits…

Claire Hannum | February 12, 2014 - 12:40 pm

Study: Yes, Height Makes A Difference In Dating

A study by Rice University and the University of North Texas has found that for lots of us, height does matter when it comes to choosing a partner.

Researchers set…

Claire Hannum | February 11, 2014 - 12:40 pm

The Dessert Dilemma: Bad For You, Good For Your Family

I’m heavily focused on dessert right now because the chocolate-addicted part of me needed to go on a refined sugar cleanse. It’s been 24 days and yes, I have been…

Ami Angelowicz | January 26, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Breaking News: Men Are Going To Bars And Talking About Feelings

Apparently, we’ve totally misjudged what dudes do when they go to the bar. Watch sports? Sit in virtual silence with each other? Get shitcanned? Come home and vomit in the

Ami Angelowicz | January 17, 2014 - 9:00 am

What Falling In Love Really Feels Like

According to a new study to be published in the Journal of Neurophysiology, scientists found that falling in love feels exactly like scratching an itch — at least, as far…

Ami Angelowicz | January 10, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Why Having A Gay Best Friend Is Mandatory

According to a recent study published in Evolutionary Psycholgy, having a gay best friend is essential, not just because you need someone to talk about “I Am Britney Jean” and…

Ami Angelowicz | January 2, 2014 - 1:40 pm

This Feelings Map Explains So Much

The feelings map you see above is a visual representation of the findings from a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences, which found that…

Ami Angelowicz | January 1, 2014 - 10:00 am

Dissimilar Boozing Habits May Lead To Divorce

Just in time for that bottle of Veuve Clicquot you and your spouse are planning to uncork on New Year’s Eve, a new study done at the University of Buffalo…

Ami Angelowicz | December 29, 2013 - 9:00 am

The 4 Types Of Awkward Facebook Encounters

If you have a Facebook account (which is pretty much everyone but people over 90 and religious fundamentalists), then you are familiar with the awkward and uncomfortable feeling that occurs…

Ami Angelowicz | December 14, 2013 - 1:00 pm
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