Posts tagged "studies"

It’s Impossible To Empathize And Analyze At The Same Time, Study Says

A study done at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio found that the parts of our brains that empathize and the parts that analyze are essentially unable to function at…

Ami Angelowicz | November 2, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Do Blondes Really Cheat More?

Recently, dating and social media site Cheaterville released a survey of its users on the topic of hair color and cheating. The website is a place where you can publicly call out cheating partners — their slogan…

YourTango.com | November 1, 2012 - 11:50 am

We Don’t Want To Break Up, We’re Just Ovulating

A new study done at UCLA explored women’s changes in behavior toward their mates during ovulation. As you may guess, it was erratic, because lots of bizarre things happen to…

Ami Angelowicz | October 29, 2012 - 3:20 pm

5 Insignificant Things That Determine If Someone Likes You

Anyone who has ever been unpopular, which we’re thinking is approximately all of you, knows how unfair the system can seem — it’s all about looks and money and some…

Cracked | October 21, 2012 - 3:30 pm

Study: Female Genital Mutilation Ruins Sex Lives

Today in No Duh News: women who are forced to have their genitals cut as young girls have more sexual dysfunction as adults, according to a new study in…

Jessica Wakeman | October 19, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Five-Second Rule Pretty Much Bogus

If you were laboring under the delusion that the “five-second rule” had any basis in scientific fact, well, keep dreaming. Germs latch onto food a lot faster than that, according…

Newser | October 18, 2012 - 11:50 am

10 Surprising Health Benefits Of … Semen?

A study recently published by Dutch psychologists showed that when women are sexually aroused, their disgust tolerance increases — not just regarding sex, but across the board.

In the…

YourTango.com | October 16, 2012 - 1:50 pm

Philadelphians Wear More Sweats Than Any Other City

In between staging riots on behalf of the Eagles and perfecting lager and cheesesteaks, the city of Philadelphia found the time to accomplish something truly exceptional. According to a new…

Julie Gerstein | October 8, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Candy Physics Is My New Favorite Branch Of Science

Finally a team of physicists has devoted the proper time and effort to answering the age old question, “Is it better to bite into a round piece of candy, or…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 10, 2012 - 9:20 am

9 Most Useless Research Studies

I’m sure these researchers had their reasons for conducting these very real studies. We just don’t know what those reasons were.

How Long Can A Shrimp Run On

TruTV | August 27, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Married Women Drink More Than Married Men, Study Finds

New research has found that married women are drinking more than married men after tying the knot. Presented at the American Sociological Association meeting in Denver, the findings were derived from…

Daley Quinn | August 23, 2012 - 9:20 am

Stomach Sleepers Have Sexier Dreams

Snoozing on your stomach may increase dreams about sex, says a new study. Hong Kong researchers surveyed 670 students, collecting data about sleep postures and dream content and found that…

Newser | August 12, 2012 - 11:30 am

Gay? Check The Pupils

Scientists have a new way of investigating a subject’s sexuality: It’s all in the eyes, they say. Instead of using invasive methods—such as a band around the penis—to determine sexual…

Newser | August 7, 2012 - 12:10 pm

Good News, Guys: That Hipster Mustache Might Save Your Life

So, apparently those handlebar mustaches and ironic neckbeards aren’t just babe magnets, they’re also a boon for your health! A group of Australian researchers found that facial hair provide an…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 6, 2012 - 7:30 am

Your Vagina And Your Bicycle: What You Need To Know

Eek! Bicycle riding ladies, the Journal of Sexual Medicine has published a study about the bad things a bicycle can do to a vagina. According to researchers at Yale, competitive…

Ami Angelowicz | August 4, 2012 - 3:00 pm

To Fight Bone Loss, Drink Wine!

Move over, milk, there’s a more fun drink that helps keep women’s bones healthy as they get older: wine. Drinking the equivalent of two small glasses of wine each day…

Newser | August 3, 2012 - 12:50 pm

Let’s Go Ahead And Add This To Our Lengthy List Of Things To Have Anxiety About

Great news, my fellow hand-wringing, self-flagellating, twitchy-eyed neurotics: our anxiety about life, death, and everything in between is actually going to help kill us! Oh, the irony. Even negligible levels…

Rachel Krause | August 3, 2012 - 11:20 am

Inclement Weather Turns People On

Honestly, I was just kind of looking for an excuse to use the word inclement — one of my favorites — and this study seemed like the perfect vehicle. But…

Ami Angelowicz | July 30, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Life Dream Status: Someday We Might Speak Dolphin

Dolphins are like humans in a lot of ways: they have sex for pleasure, mingle with different social groups, and enjoy looking at themselves in the mirror. They also spend…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 11, 2012 - 9:40 am
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