Closeness in the Real Life This past Valentine’s Day social media feeds were flooded with Mandy Len Catron’s (2015) New York Times article2 discussing Arthur Aron’s (1997) study aimed at creating interpersonal closeness.1 The article focused on a series of questions, which … [Read more...] about Creating Closeness: In the Lab and In Real Life
Once considered taboo, online dating has become a more commonplace practice amongst daters. While many people have a more positive view of online dating than they did in the past, others fail to see the benefits. This is because some still view those who use dating sites as … [Read more...] about “Clicking” with Online Dating
In a previous article, I wrote about how both men and women prefer those who display neotenous (i.e., baby-like) features over adult features and rate those who exhibit them as more attractive.1 So what happens when toymakers manipulate these baby-like features to give off a … [Read more...] about From Bratz to Natural Beauties
image soure: www.telegraph.co.uk/women/mother-tongue/9041460/Monogamy-safer-than-polygamy.html After her husband of 18 years reveals that he has gotten a vasectomy, successful magazine journalist Robin Rinaldi comes to the sinking realization that she will not have the family … [Read more...] about Is Marriage Really Synonymous with Monogamy?
image source: http://bit.ly/1AJvcZS After the youngest Kardashian sister admitted that she has benefited from temporary lip fillers, the internet has been abuzz with the #KylieJennerChallenge, as people all over the world are putting their lips to bottles and sucking in to … [Read more...] about Features that Signal Attractiveness: The Kylie Jenner Effect