Last month study results results1 from German researchers on parental well-being (or lack thereof) appeared in news articles around the world. This isn't the first time a study has made waves for supposedly demonstrating that nonparents are happier than parents … [Read more...] about “Parents Are Less Happy”: Fact or Fiction?
Online dating is increasingly popular, and yet misinformation about the industry abounds. Let’s examine four common myths, and why they're wrong: 1. Everyone is lying There is a widespread belief that dating sites are filled with dishonest people trying to take … [Read more...] about Mythbusting Online Dating
You know you might be on to something if Jezebel.com writes about it. That’s what happened to the term “relfie,” which we coined in an article last week. We don’t mind that they weren’t fond of the term, but we do take offense to them misreporting the findings of the study. … [Read more...] about Science Doesn’t Hate Relfies and You Shouldn’t Either
We recently ran an article by Dr. Dylan Selterman, titled How to Deciper Your Date...with Science. In his article, Dr. Selterman critically examines a post on Psychology Today by Dr. Seth Meyers. Over the past week Drs. Meyers and Selterman had a lively exchange that we'd … [Read more...] about Relationship Science and Pop Psychology: Can’t We All Just Get Along?
Recently, an article featured on Psychology Today provided some very unscientific advice on “deciphering your date” (meaning, how to interpret signals in your date’s behavior and gauge his or her level of interest/enthusiasm). Giving misleading advice can be … [Read more...] about How to Decipher Your Date…with Science