Topic: Relationships

Genders Differ Dramatically in Evolved Mate Preferences

Aug. 6, 2015
couple holding hands

Men’s and women’s ideas of the perfect mate differ significantly due to evolutionary pressures, according to a cross-cultural study on multiple mate preferences by psychologists at UT Austin.

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A Benefit to Same-Sex Marriage that Nobody is Talking About

May 13, 2015
Holding Hands

Extending marriage rights to same-sex couples will improve America’s health. As a researcher studying how same-sex married couples influence each other’s health, I find that same-sex spouses do many of the same things that heterosexual spouses do to influence each other’s long-term health.

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The Benefits to a Paid Family Leave Law That Nobody is Talking About

Feb. 24, 2015
The Benefits to a Paid Family Leave Law That Nobody is Talking About

This month marks 22 years since the passage of the Family and Medical Leave Act. The FMLA was an important first step toward improving the lives of American workers by helping them secure unpaid leave from their jobs for a variety of family issues, while protecting their employment security.

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What Consumers Need to Remember About Valentine's Day

Feb. 12, 2015

Valentine's Day is a holiday that may appear light-spirited, but in reality, it is a complex event for many people buying gifts, especially young consumers.

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Stronger Sexual Impulses, Not Weaker Self-Control, May Explain Why Men Cheat More Than Women, Study Reveals

Sept. 18, 2013

AUSTIN, Texas A recently published study strongly suggests men succumb to sexual temptations more than women for example, cheating on a partner because they experience strong sexual impulses, not because they have weak self-control.

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