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2013-10-01 17:25:47

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Many people who feel they may have tempted fate will ‘knock on wood’ to undo the possibility of something negative happening, and a new study published in Journal of Experimental Psychology: General has found that the practice can actually undo perceived bad luck. A popular superstition in Western culture, knocking on wood is similar to practices in other cultures such as spitting or throwing salt after a person has tempted...

2013-06-11 11:31:43

Preschool children who have been neglected or emotionally abused exhibit a range of emotional and behavioral difficulties and adverse mother-child interactions that indicate these children require prompt evaluation and interventions, according to a systematic review by Aideen Mary Naughton, M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O., D.C.H., F.R.C.P.C.H., of Public Health Wales, Pontypool, England, and colleagues. A total of 42 studies of children age 0 to 6 years with confirmed neglect or emotional abuse who...

Attachment Avoidant Adults Can Blame Intimacy Issues On Parents
2012-12-11 11:08:20

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Do you have commitment phobia? A new study led by researchers at Tel Aviv University reveals that fear of committing to a relationship may be just one more thing to blame on your parents. Dr. Sharon Dekel, a psychologist and researcher at the Bob Shapell School of Social Work at Tel Aviv University, and her colleague Professor Barry Farber of Columbia University studied the romantic history of 58 adults aged 22 to 28. They found that...

2011-06-01 22:56:19

People who feel secure in in their relationship with their partner have a more satisfactory sex life and are more able to be sensitive in the affection they give. However, people who are insecure, who tend towards anxiety or avoidance and are compulsive or controlling in their affection experience more conflict in their sexual desire and are less happy in their relationships, according to a study by the University of the Basque Country. "Our results show that insecure people...

2010-01-27 16:20:01

Following an argument or a particularly heated discussion with our partner, they may remember details of the conversation very differently than we do. This may lead to even more arguments, as we try to convince the other that our recollection of the argument is more correct then theirs. It can be frustrating when our partners remember things differently than we do, but according to new research from Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, they are not...

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2008-09-10 10:36:08

Probability of cheating during the course of a relationship varies between 40 and 76 percent The probability of someone cheating during the course of a relationship varies between 40 and 76 percent. "It's very high," says Genevive Beaulieu-Pelletier, PhD student at the Universit© de Montr©al's Department of Psychology. "These numbers indicate that even if we get married with the best of intentions things don't always turn out the way we plan. What interests me about infidelity is...


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