Research by Dr. Sandra Murray and colleagues, appearing in Psychological Science (April 2011), indicates that those who idealize their partners don't show a decline in satisfaction during their first three years of marriage. Click here for the Scientific American … [Read more...] about Rose-Colored Glasses and Relationship Satisfaction
People perceive men with lower voices (e.g., Barry White) and women with higher voices (e.g., Mariah Carey) as more likely to cheat. Why? A low male voice indicates high testosterone, while a high female voice indicates high estrogen. O'Connor, J., Re, D., & Feinberg, D. … [Read more...] about Cheating: Your Voice May Say It All…
If you enjoyed last week's post on John Tierney's write-up about Saul Miller and Jon Maner's work, you might be interested in the new interview on NPR's On Point with Dr. Maner (Florida State University) and Dr. Martie Haselton (UCLA). Click here to check it out at the NPR site. … [Read more...] about NPR interview with Dr. John Maner and Dr. Martie Haselton
SofR contributor Maryhope Howland and Professor Jeff Simpson of the University of Minnesota talk about their recent research on "invisible support" in relationships. Howland, M., & Simpson, J. A. (2010). Getting in under the radar: A dyadic view of invisible … [Read more...] about What You See vs. What You Get – Can Support Be Invisible?