Posts tagged "study"

Google Might Be Giving You An Overinflated Ego

Does this mean I can blame Google for mansplaining?

Claire Hannum | November 5, 2015 - 9:30 am

Check Your Vibes: 11 Reasons Aging Just Might Be The Key To Happiness

After assessing the lives and habits of 262,000 people, a recent study conducted by polling company CivicScience found that as far as statistics go, Americans are pretty damn happy. Shocker, right? If anecdotal…

Claire Hannum | May 18, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Uh-Oh: Study Finds Eyeliner Can Mess With Your Vision

It’s been said for years that misusing eye makeup can cause health problems, but most of us only see “misuse” as keeping our mascara past its expiration date. New research out…

Claire Hannum | April 1, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Science Says Hugging Keeps You Healthy!

Something I didn’t realize or appreciate until I got older is how intentional my parents were about being a big hugging family when I was growing up, because most of the…

Claire Hannum | March 20, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Here’s How Much We Spend To Get Married

In what some are calling one sign of an improving economy, if at the expense of newlyweds, a new survey by The Knot finds that the average cost of a…

Newser | March 14, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Easily Distracted? You Might Be A Creative Genius!

A study from Northwestern University suggests that if you find yourself struggling to shut out distractions, it may be a sign of creative brilliance. Is that not the most validating information you’ve heard…

Claire Hannum | March 5, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Science Says Family Secrets Can Literally Make You Sick

Back in the ’80s, Dr. Vincent Felitti was looking for ways to help obese patients lose weight when he stumbled upon a troubling correlation: most of his patients who quit…

Claire Hannum | March 3, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Don’t Take Out Your Rage On The Wrong Person

We all know that projecting isn’t good — nobody wins when you scream at your husband or mom for no reason when you’re actually mad about an office squabble — but what’s scary is…

Claire Hannum | February 24, 2015 - 2:15 pm

Study: Shopping While Hungry Might Make You Buy A Bunch Of Stuff You Don’t Want

We all know the horrors of roaming the grocery store aisles while hungry (and subsequently filling up your cart with $50 worth of Ho Hos and Kraft Deluxe instead of the kale you…

Claire Hannum | February 24, 2015 - 9:00 am

Smoking Kills More People Than We Thought: Study

How many Americans does smoking kill each year? If you’re going by the surgeon general, the answer is about 480,000. But a new study published in the New England Journal

Newser | February 17, 2015 - 4:45 pm

Here Are The Weird Ways We Cope With Stress

A recent stress study by the American Psychological Association put together a profile of the most stressed-out person in America: she’s a mom in her late 20s or early 30s who makes less…

Claire Hannum | February 11, 2015 - 9:32 am

Study: Emoji Users Have More Sex

An annual dating survey found that people who regularly use emojis get it on more often. The survey polled 5,675 singles who don’t use Match. Emoji users not only…

Claire Hannum | February 6, 2015 - 9:30 am

Study: Could Too Much Running Shorten Your Life?

Science is now suggesting that you think twice before feeling smug about making it on to the treadmill this morning. A new study published in the Journal of the American College

Claire Hannum | February 4, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Science Says Men & Women Process Emotions Differently

A study by the University of Basel discovered there’s some truth to the cliched belief that men and women process their feelings differently. Maybe John Gray was on to something?  The…

Claire Hannum | January 22, 2015 - 9:00 am

Study: iPhone Separation Anxiety Is An Actual Thing

A new study from the University of Missouri found that people can suffer serious psychological and physiological effects when separated from their phones. Despite the fact that our collective cell…

Claire Hannum | January 18, 2015 - 11:40 am

Here’s What To Expect From Porn In 2015

PornHub published its 2014 yearly review this week, and it was full of illuminating statistics about what exactly the world gets off to. PornHub analyzed the most popular search terms,…

Claire Hannum | January 9, 2015 - 1:00 pm

The Best U.S. City For Singles Will Surprise You

This seems like the absolute worst time of year to weigh these types of statistics, but WalletHub measured some data and put together a nifty list of the best and…

Claire Hannum | December 24, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Breaking News: Study Finds Dudes Like High Heels

Brace yourselves, universe: scientific research has found that wearing high heels makes women more attractive to men. Who would’ve thought!? Study author Nicolas Guéguen summarizes his findings by noting, “Women’s shoe…

Claire Hannum | November 20, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Study: The Cost Of Your Wedding & Engagement Ring Can Predict Divorce

A study conducted by economists at Emory University found that the amount of money spent on a couple’s wedding and engagement can pretty accurately predict whether divorce is on the…

Claire Hannum | November 13, 2014 - 2:34 pm

Study: The More Male Friends A Woman Has, The More Often She Gets Laid

According to a new study from Oakland University, women who have an abundance of men in their life— coworkers, family members, friends, etc.—have more sex with their boyfriends compared to…

Katie Oldenburg | November 13, 2014 - 12:30 pm
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