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2009-11-13 13:36:39

Many parents of preschoolers struggle with their children's fears of real and imaginary creatures.

2009-09-21 07:20:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert M. Gordon, Ph.D., a psychologist-researcher and psychoanalyst, developed a comprehensive model of love relations that he will be using on the new Internet matchmaking site, RewardingLove.com (TM) (http://www.RewardingLove.com).

2009-08-05 07:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- My Stone Company, creators of The Friendship Stone, and Big Brothers Big Sisters today announced a cause-marketing strategic partnership.

2009-07-25 18:54:53

Emotional suppression may cost college freshmen friendships, a co-author of a University of Oregon at Eugene study said Saturday. Hiding your emotions is something that is very common but it's something that often is not the right thing to do, Sanjay Srivastava said.

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2009-06-17 07:45:00

Some male and female baboons engage in strictly platonic, sexless relationships. Male companionship comes in handy to females and their infants, as other baboons tend to pester less when female company is shared by their favorite male buddy.

2009-06-03 19:12:58

A new theory on friendships challenges the traditional explanation for human friendship that focused on wealth, popularity or similarity, U.S.

2009-06-03 08:30:00

University of Pennsylvania psychologists studying the cognitive mechanisms behind human friendship have determined that how you rank your best friends is closely related to how you think your friends rank you.

2009-04-03 10:30:45

A study of a Big Brothers Big Sisters of America formal mentoring program, which matched adolescent girls with women mentors, revealed that strong emotional support and improvement in girls psychosocial functioning from these relationships was a dominant theme coupled with the development of new skills and confidence through collaborations.

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2009-03-30 00:55:00

Across the social networking sites, online friendships range from close relationships with strong ties to looser affiliations -- but both types of friendships are useful


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.