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?
So let’s talk about the elephant in the room. You probably have noticed some widespread media coverage about OKCupid’s “experiment” wherein, to look for patterns in dating behavior, they manipulated aspects of the site without informing users (see … [Read more...] about The Ethics of OKCupid’s Dating Experiment
A reader asked: Is it true that girls who have more guy friends than girl friends are less likely to have anxiety and depression? What does research say about girls who have more guy friends than girl friends? Interesting question. Before I respond in more detail, I’ll cut to … [Read more...] about Cross-Sex Friendships: Hazardous to Your Mental Health?
Though partners in satisfying relationships tend to be similar to one another, they rarely agree on everything. Sure, not every couple has heated arguments, but everyone experiences at least smaller conflicts from time to time. Picture the following scenario: It’s a mundane … [Read more...] about I Would Do Anything for Love, but I Don’t Have…Self-Control
Want to earn more money and lead a healthier life? Have more sex (correlation/causation issues aside). Not that you needed more reasons to have sex on a weekly basis, a recent study of Greek men and women found that those who reported having more sex earned higher salaries and … [Read more...] about More Reasons to Have Sex: Money and Health