Posts tagged "studies"

Where’s The Dislike Button? Social Media Is Ruining Our Lives

Pretty much every day a new study comes out affirming what we already know: Facebook is turning us into quivering piles of insecurity who can barely muster the emotional strength…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 10, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Fake Love Someone Until You Actually Do

A study done at the University of Hertfordshire found that when it comes to love, it behooves you to (as Oprah instructs) “fake it until you make it.” Professor Richard…

Ami Angelowicz | July 6, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Study Says Women Don’t Date Unemployed Men

As if losing your job doesn’t suck enough, a recent survey conducted by online dating site It’s Just Lunch found that 75 percent of women wouldn’t even go on a date with an unemployed man. Well, 42…

YourTango.com | July 2, 2012 - 4:50 pm

To Spur Creativity, Try A Noisy Café

Forget peace and quiet—a little noise can be your friend when it comes to generating ideas, a study finds. Sure, you don’t want sirens blaring outside your window, but the…

Newser | June 24, 2012 - 2:30 pm

What You Can Tell From A Woman’s Strut

The way a woman moves is very telling. A carefully placed hand on your lap means she’s open to getting closer, but if she’s always putting an object between you…

Ask Men | June 24, 2012 - 11:30 am

Flowers Really Can Make Love Bloom

Trying to woo her? It’s scientifically proven that flowers will make the job an easier one, reports the Telegraph. Psychologists in France conducted a study in which five attractive young men…

Newser | June 23, 2012 - 5:30 pm

To Sleep Better, Partner Up

The snoring, the sheet-stealing, the random kicks: Sleeping with a partner may sound like bad news, but the Wall Street Journal reports that it might actually be good for your health. Writing…

Newser | June 11, 2012 - 1:50 pm

Addicted To Facebook? Answer These 6 Questions To Find Out!

Many of us will ‘fess up to being a little Facebook-obsessed. Maybe we update our status a little too often or scroll through the newsfeed during boring dinner parties, but…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 5, 2012 - 9:40 am

New Study Measures The Objectification Of Women

A new study published in the journal Psychological Science found that women are objectified at much higher rates than men. That sound you just heard was every woman in the…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 30, 2012 - 9:20 am

Sleepy & Stupid: Key Qualities Men Look For In One Night Stands

Ladies, if you’ve ever wondered why you’re always heading home from the bar alone, the answer could be depressingly simple: you are too intelligent and alert. Slate.com has a really…

Jessica Wakeman | May 29, 2012 - 10:00 am

C-Section Births Tied To Obesity

Caesarian sections are on the rise in the United States, but a new study out yesterday indicates that the surgical birth method may have an unexpected consequence. It found that…

Newser | May 24, 2012 - 11:50 am

Yoga’s Mental Benefits? Maybe None.

Bad news for those of you who assumed yoga was curing all that ails you: A new study found no evidence that yoga’s mental effects benefit the body. The good…

Newser | May 19, 2012 - 1:30 pm

“Duh” Of The Day: Women More Likely To Buy Clothing Seen On Models Their Own Size

Women have complained for years about the lack of diversity in the modeling industry, and while we’ve seen some small improvements, models are still overwhelmingly very tall, very thin, very…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 18, 2012 - 8:30 am

To Keep People From Unfriending You On Facebook, Don’t Be A Douche

Last week, we shared some of our biggest Facebook friend dealbreakers. You know, like Thou Shalt Not Post Status Updates About Your Child’s Poop. Stuff like that. This week, there’s…

Ami Angelowicz | May 2, 2012 - 8:30 am

How Guys Fake Orgasms Remains A Mystery

According to a new study published in the Journal of Sex Research, 28 percent of  male college students admitted to faking orgasms during intercourse, oral sex and manual stimulation. The…

Ami Angelowicz | April 30, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Guess What? Talking To Yourself Is Actually A Good Thing

Do you talk to yourself? Most people do it every once in awhile. Ami does it a lot. Self-talking definitely won’t make you popular on public transportation, but a new…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 27, 2012 - 9:20 am

Think About Food Or Sex, Get Fat Or Laid

A new study done at Dartmouth confirmed what we already knew: Focus on food and you will probably get fat, think about sex and you are more likely to get…

Ami Angelowicz | April 25, 2012 - 11:20 am

Study Says The Left Side Of Your Face Looks A Lot Better

Your left profile is the hot one, apparently. Researchers at Wake Forest University devoted time to the issue by asking 37 college students to rate 20 faces in photos, and…

Newser | April 24, 2012 - 4:10 pm

How Would You Use An X-Ray Vision App?

In today’s edition of “Real Life Is Basically Already ‘Star Trek’,” researchers at the University of Texas have created a device that would allow cellphones to see through walls, wood,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 24, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Women Choose Briefcases Over Babies Where Men Are Scarce

Modern American ladies are faced with a new phenomenon that has a real chuckle-worthy title coined by the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology: “choosing briefcase over baby.” Us girls…

Tiffanie Drayton | April 24, 2012 - 10:40 am
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