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Tag Archive | "Research"

Marrying Up Is on the Way Down

Monday, April 16, 2012

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Is there any generation that doesn’t consider itself a watershed? We’re suckers for studies that prove we were born at a true turning point. Research by the¬†Institute for Public Policy Research — a¬†lefty, UK-based think tank — shows that “marrying up” is becoming a thing of the past, and the change really started with women [...]

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What Would You Give Up For the Internet?

Monday, April 2, 2012

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photo via flickr A recent survey by the Boston Consulting Group asked people in the U.S. which key lifestyle habits they would be willing to give up instead of the Internet for a year. 73% would give up alcohol; 69% would give up coffee (we love how close those two figures are!); 77% would give [...]

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Naked News: The Right’s War on Women/Porn/Ethics

Friday, March 23, 2012

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photo via Flickr Santorum’s final nail in his own coffin:¬†his promised war on porn… …Because the¬†only thing the Bible Belt loves more than God might be straight and gay porn. Another anti-choice male Republican politician who really gets women:¬†Pennsylvania Governor Tim “Just Close Your Eyes” Corbett. Yes, there really is¬†a bill in Kansas that would [...]

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What Your Outfit Color Means on the Pick-Up Scene

Friday, March 2, 2012

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photo via flickr A recent study published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology looked at why men are more attracted to women who wear red — because, according to earlier studies (not to mention the lyrics of one Chris DeBurgh), men sit closer to ladies in red and ask them more intimate questions. Well, [...]

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What The Economist Doesn’t Get About Online Dating

Thursday, February 23, 2012

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photo via flickr A recent article in The Economist magazine examines a bunch of scientific papers about online dating in an attempt to figure out if any of those fancy matching algorithms are better than old-fashioned matchmakers like your grandmother. Or even if simply all that choice — and all those checkboxes! — improves your [...]

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We Can Resist Anything Except Temptation – and Twitter

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

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Researchers out of Chicago University’s Booth Business School recently conducted a study¬†on people’s ability to resist their desires. It turns out that people can resist cigarettes, they can resist alcohol, they can resist sex, and they can resist the urge to spend money… but what they really really can’t resist is the urge to engage [...]

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Given a Free Pass for a Fling, Women Would Call an Old Flame

Friday, February 17, 2012

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vintage album cover via flickr We’ve long known that The One Who Got Away makes for great late-night Google fantasies. And that makes sense: you rifle through your memory bank after another bad breakup — or after another inane argument with your spouse — and wonder how life would have been different if you’d stayed [...]

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Toward a 2012 Treaty in the Battle of the Sexes

Monday, December 26, 2011

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As you may have noticed (we’re not exactly subtle on this point), we don’t buy the idea that men are from Mars, women are from Venus, and shuttles between the two are infrequent at best. We tend to think that women and men are a lot more alike than rumor (or headline) has it — [...]

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Naked News: Why Normal-Looking Porn Stars Are a Thret

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

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photo via James Deen Blog Why porn that women actually like (i.e. with normal looking guys like James Dean, above)¬†makes men so uncomfortable. You think you have a type when it comes to online dating, but according to researchers you actually don’t. The story of J. Edgar Hoover’s from someone who knows: the godson of [...]

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How Different Are Girls’ and Boys’ Brains?

Monday, November 21, 2011

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It’s a favorite question of ours…okay, of mine (i.e. Lo’s). And my personal answer is that yes, there are differences, but not as many or as great as our culture likes to assume or presume. And that bias we have as a society actually influences the development of boys’ and girls’ brains (which are elastic) [...]

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