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Category: Science & Relationship

Using Harsh Verbal Discipline with Your Teens Is Harmful

Using Harsh Verbal Discipline with Your Teens Is Harmful

A study has found that if parents frequently use harsh verbal discipline with their teenagers in early adolescence, they may generate adverse influence on teens; instead of minimizing teens’ problematic behavior, harsh verbal discipline might even aggravate it. This study, from researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and the University [...]

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Marital Satisfaction Is Linked to DNA, New Study Says

Marital Satisfaction Is Linked to DNA, New Study Says

 A new study conducted by researchers from University of California Berkeley and Northwestern University says that human’s emotions and marital satisfaction are somehow linked to genes.  A certain gene is involved in the regulation of serotonin and can predict how much our emotions influence our relationships.  Researchers started to observe [...]

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Men and Women’s Time Spent on Housework Is dependent on Occupation

Men and Women’s Time Spent on Housework Is dependent on Occupation

For married and cohabiting people, how to divide housework is an inevitable topic to discuss. A new research published on August 13, at the 108th Annual Meeting of American Sociological Association claims that men and women’s time spent on housework is dependent on their occupations. Elizabeth Aura McClintock, a sociologist [...]

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Are College Students Entering a Hookup Era?

Are College Students Entering a Hookup Era?

Media publicity claims that hookup culture is now becoming a common characteristics of college students contemporarily. In people’s view, college students are more casual or even unrestricted in sexual life. However, a research form Portland University raised some doubts about this opinion and it pointed out that there is no [...]

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Love and Work are Hard for Working Class in America

Love and Work are Hard for Working Class in America

Which one is more important, love or work? The working class in America has given a helpless answer. On August 13, Sarah Corse, an associate professor of sociology in U.Va.’s College of Arts & Sciences noted in the research at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association that comparing [...]

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Pornography Reinforces Sexist Attitudes Among a Subgroup of Heterosexuals

Pornography Reinforces Sexist Attitudes Among a Subgroup of Heterosexuals

Pornography has been long considered as a controversial topic in society and its relationships with a lot of attitudes and behaviors have been highly debated. One of the concern is, what is the influence of viewing pornography on the attitudes towards women? A recent research published on Journal of Communication [...]

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Love = Chocolate + Cocaine, Tasty but Addictive

Love = Chocolate + Cocaine, Tasty but Addictive

No matter in the movies or in real life, people who just break up always chew full mouth of chocolate. On the contrary, those who are in love with somebody rarely eat chocolate. Is it because “falling in love” is already sweet enough that you don’t need the same taste [...]

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Sex Media Doesn’t Lead to Teen Sex?

Sex Media Doesn’t Lead to Teen Sex?

Generally we consider the sex contents from different media resulting in earlier sexual activities, however, a new study casts doubts on this popular notion. One of the authors, Psychology Professor Laurence Steinberg said: “There is a common problem in social science research called the third variable problem. When looking at [...]

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