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JAMA viewpoint: Physicians' trust in one another is a care safety and quality issue
While the importance of trusted relationships between patients and their physicians is taken for granted, little attention has been given to the relationships among physicians themselves. (2019-03-22)
For infants, distinguishing between friends and strangers is a laughing matter
Infants as young as five months can differentiate laughter between friends and that between strangers, finds a new study. (2019-03-11)
In fiction young people choose traditional love and gender stereotypes
Fictional television series can have an influence on the construction of young people's identities and values. (2019-03-06)
Male bottlenose dolphins form bachelor groups with their relatives
New research has analysed the behaviour of 12 dolphin social groups in South Australia's Coffin Bay region and shows males who team up in groups of two to five to form beneficial alliances may have more success. (2019-03-05)
Better to include your better half in social posts, study finds
New research from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Kansas found that sharing information online can do more harm to romantic relationships than good. (2019-03-04)
Federal same-sex marriage ruling improved life satisfaction for individuals, study shows
Human Development and Family Studies researchers at the University of Illinois intially wanted to understand how variation in state-level legislation and local community climate regarding same-sex marriage impacts the well-being and life satisfaction of same-sex couples across the US. (2019-02-27)
New AI able to identify and predict the development of cancer symptom clusters
Cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy could soon benefit from a new AI that is able to identify and predict the development of different combinations of symptoms -- helping to alleviate much of the distress caused by their occurrence and severity. (2019-02-20)
Teens need to text, talk with parents often to maintain youth resiliency after a divorce
Texting, FaceTime and other popular communication methods among teens may help build supportive parent-youth relationships after a divorce, according to a Kansas State University family studies researcher. (2019-02-20)
Live better with attainable goals
Those who set realistic goals can hope for a higher level of well-being. (2019-02-15)
Men's porn habits could fuel partners' eating disorders, study suggests
A woman whose boyfriend or husband regularly watches pornography is more likely to report symptoms of an eating disorder, new research suggests. (2019-02-14)
Tick tock: Commitment readiness predicts relationship success, say scientists
New research shows how a person's readiness to commit predicts the success or failure of relationships. (2019-02-13)
Link between alcohol consumption and breast cancer ignored by women most at risk
Middle aged women in Australia aren't getting the message about the proven link between alcohol consumption and breast cancer, at a time when more are drinking while cancer rates in their age bracket are increasing, according to a new study. (2019-02-13)
How your smartphone is affecting your relationship
The allure of smartphones, and how they impact our interpersonal relationships, might be the result of our evolutionary history, according to a University of Arizona researcher. (2019-02-11)
Why Mr. Nice could be Mr. Right
The key to relationship happiness could be as simple as finding a nice person. (2019-02-11)
Fair treatment by supermarkets key to suppliers' performance
Small suppliers who believe they are fairly treated by big supermarkets will put more resources into their relationship with buyers and perform better, according to academics at the University of East Anglia (UEA). (2019-02-07)
The interplay between relationships, stress, and sleep
A new Personal Relationships study documents how the quality of a person's romantic relationship and the life stress he or she experiences at two key points in early adulthood (at age 23 and 32) are related to sleep quality and quantity in middle adulthood (at age 37). (2019-02-06)
Study: Collaborative video games could increase office productivity
Move over trust falls and ropes courses, turns out playing video games with coworkers is the real path to better performance at the office. (2019-01-29)
Teens' same-gender friendships key to later satisfaction in romantic relationships
A new longitudinal study sought to identify the factors in adolescence that best predicted who would and would not have a satisfying romantic life in their late 20s. (2019-01-24)
Are tattoos linked with individuals' health and risky behaviors?
In a survey-based study published in the International Journal of Dermatology, having tattoos was not significantly related to overall health status, but individuals with tattoos were more likely to be diagnosed with a mental health issue and to report sleep problems. (2019-01-24)
Stowaway fungi hitch a ride with birds to be with their plant partners
For the first time, scientists have shown that fungal hitchhikers use birds to colonize new territories with their plant partners. (2019-01-24)
Stressed? Having a partner present -- even in your mind -- may keep blood pressure down
Visualizing your significant other may be just as effective as having them in the room with you when it comes to managing the body's cardiovascular response to stressful situations, according to a University of Arizona study. (2019-01-22)
A little squid sheds light on evolution with bacteria
In a new study published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, an international team of researchers, led by UConn associate professor of molecular and cell biology Spencer Nyholm, sequenced the genome of this little squid to identify unique evolutionary footprints in symbiotic organs, yielding clues about how organs that house bacteria are especially suited for this partnership. (2019-01-07)
What predicts teen partner rape?
If teen partner rape could be predicted, it could be better prevented. (2019-01-03)
A subtle strategy to spend more responsibly
Couples who spend from joint accounts are more likely to spend their money on utilitarian purchases rather than pleasurable items. (2018-12-20)
Strong committed relationships can buffer military suicides
Can being in a strong committed relationship reduce the risk of suicide? (2018-12-17)
Low skilled, low paid workers of the world don't unite, research shows
Workers in low-skilled, low paid employment aren't prone to band together and form a common bond, new research has shown. (2018-12-14)
Relationship impairments hinder men seeking mental health treatment
Relationship impairment (difficulty managing expectations and requirements within an intimate relationship) plays a role in explaining the association between symptom severity and those seeking treatment among post-9/11 military veterans. (2018-12-11)
People who prefer casual sex still desire intimacy
Casual sex among emerging adults can be a source of intimacy, and often is, according to a new study conducted by an interdisciplinary team of researchers including Binghamton University faculty and researchers at Indiana University's Kinsey Institute. (2018-12-03)
As married couples age, humor replaces bickering
Honeymoon long over? Hang in there. A new University of California, Berkeley, study shows those prickly disagreements that can mark the early and middle years of marriage mellow with age as conflicts give way to humor and acceptance. (2018-12-03)
Predators drive Nemo's relationship with an unlikely friend
Predators have been identified as the shaping force behind mutually beneficial relationships between species such as clownfish and anemones. (2018-11-27)
Sexist men underestimate their power in romantic relationships
Heterosexual men with sexist attitudes may underestimate how much power they actually have in their romantic relationships, which could lead to increased aggression toward their female partners or wives, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. (2018-11-26)
Impact on the collective behavior of animal groups
Study from Konstanz demonstrates: If animal groups are disturbed this will have an impact on their collective behavior -- results may be transferable to other social units. (2018-11-26)
The common ancestor of species was rod-shaped
There are two major shapes of bacteria, i.e., rod-shape and spherical shape. (2018-11-16)
Why your number of romantic partners mirrors your mother
A new national study shows that people whose mothers had more partners -- married or cohabiting -- often follow the same path. (2018-11-13)
AI capable of outlining in a single chart information from thousands of scientific papers
NIMS and the Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago have jointly developed a Computer-Aided Material Design (CAMaD) system capable of extracting information related to fabrication processes and material structures and properties--factors vital to material design--and organizing and visualizing the relationship between them. (2018-11-12)
Family, school support makes kids more likely to stand up to bullying
A recent study finds young people with good family relationships are more likely to intervene when they witness bullying or other aggressive behavior at school -- and to step in if they see victims planning to retaliate. (2018-11-12)
Biodiversity draws the ecotourism crowd
Nature -- if you support it, ecotourists will come. Managed wisely, both can win. (2018-11-08)
Peers, student attitudes, and student deviance in Japan and the United States
This study presents evidence on the cross-cultural generalizability of differential association/social learning theory. (2018-11-05)
From asexuality to heteroflexibility: New openness about intimate relationships
The 21st century has ushered in a ''quiet revolution'' in the diversity of intimate relationships, and a leading scholar says the scale and pace of this social transformation warrants a ''reboot'' of relationship studies. (2018-11-05)
Lifetime peer influences, and parenting, predict adult coercive relationships
Researchers in the Arizona State University Department of Psychology have found peer socialization and disruptive parenting were strong predictors of whether adults age 28-30 years were in a coercive romantic relationship. (2018-10-29)
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