Recently, I wrote that dreaming about close people in your life can reveal aspects of your personality (specifically, attachment style). Highly insecure folks often have terrible dreams about their partners, because they expect their partners to behave badly and those … [Read more...] about Wake Up! How Dreams Influence Relationships (Part 2)
Editors note: This is reposted from Melissa Schneider's blog whereisthisgoing.us. Melissa writes for ScienceOfRelationships.com regularly, but also has her own awesome site about relationship research. I love making up a good acronym as much as the next relationship … [Read more...] about Top Three Predictors of Successful Relationships: PI.C.L.
You know those people on Facebook who tag their romantic partners in every…single…post? Or how about the people whose uploaded photos almost always contain their partners? If you’re anything like me, you may find it somewhat annoying, but these kinds of behaviors convey important … [Read more...] about Tag, We’re It: How Facebook Reveals Information about Current (and Past) Relationships
We typically think of significant others as an important source of support when things go wrong in our lives; someone to catch us if we fall. If you were to lose your job, you’d turn to your partner for support to help you through that rough time. However, your partner’s support … [Read more...] about Be There For Me When Things Are Going Well
An interesting idea that has recently emerged in psychology and cognitive science is the extended mind: the notion that your cognition is not merely “in your head,” but can extend to the world around you. Google presents a good example of this phenomenon. People are less likely … [Read more...] about Your Partner and You: One Shared Brain