Scott Jones. Marc Carson. Michael Felenchak. Peter Nortman. Nick Porto. Kevin Atkins. Jacqueline Clarke. Ali Matson. Kerry Tyler. Ben Stoviak. These names represent just a handful of individuals who have recently been physically attacked because of their actual or perceived … [Read more...] about The Science of Hate Crimes: When Prejudice Turns to Violence
Editors note: This post was originally written for the site gapjunctionscience.org. Gap Junction Science is "a network for science faculty who are curious about the ways feminism and science connect. It’s also a home for anyone else interested in the meeting points between … [Read more...] about Progressive Science in a Regressive World
To hold or not to hold…hands, that is. When you’re in a relationship, are you a hand-holder, or do you prefer to keep your hands to yourself? Perhaps you find your hand gets too sweaty when in the embrace of another, or maybe you only hold hands seasonally when doing so will … [Read more...] about “I Wanna Hold Your Hand”…But I Can’t
Often when we meet someone new and fall madly and deeply in love, we cannot wait to introduce the person to our friends and family. Obviously if we think they are the best thing since sliced bread, everyone else is going to love them just as much – right? Not always. Sometimes, … [Read more...] about “She’s Just Not Right For You!”: What To Do When Friends & Family Disapprove of Your Relationship
In my last post, I discussed the research showing that couples who receive social approval of their relationships from their friends and family are more likely to report greater relationship satisfaction and more enduring relationships. One of the key points researchers have made … [Read more...] about Friend and Family Approval for Relationships: Crucial for Your Health?