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2009-03-04 08:15:00

In the mid-90s, the Internet seemed like a dark place. Indeed, scientific studies from that time were documenting some real risks for teenagers, including fewer close friendships and more tenuous connections with family.

2009-02-12 09:14:06

Women have traditionally been viewed as being more social and cooperative than men. However, there is recent evidence that this may not be the case.

2008-12-22 07:00:00

NORA, Sweden, December 22 /PRNewswire/ -- An international book project initiated by Norwegian charity, Echo 2012 aiming at portraying children's views on friendship has been launched under the auspices of Swedish publishing group, Bombadil Publishing. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081222/332507 ) Children from 27 countries are joining together in a unique project to write and illustrate to the theme of "What does a friend do?" The book, which will be translated into...

2008-09-25 21:00:25

By Jessica Yadegaran As a relationship writer, I have to hear it all the time. Men don't bond with each other the same way women do. They don't like talking about their feelings.

2008-08-29 03:00:50

People tend to be more sympathetic to people suffering from the same misfortune as a friend, U.S. researchers said. However, friendship with a victim does not make people generally more sympathetic, said study authors Deborah A. Small and Uri Simonsohn, both of the University of Pennsylvania.

2008-08-26 12:01:27

A University of Michigan study finds you really can work things out with your college dorm roommates if you try.

2008-08-14 18:00:12

By SALISBURY, Robyn Maintaining a relationship is about give and take.

2008-07-16 03:00:26

By Jones, L Gregory WITH ONE CHILD in college and two teenagers at home, I learned vicariously about "being friended" and "facebooking." My kids didn't want me to join Facebook, but relented when I told them that our seminary students were forming groups on Facebook and inviting me to participate.

2006-06-23 14:03:55

By Amanda Beck WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans are more socially isolated than they were 20 years ago, separated by work, commuting and the single life, researchers reported on Friday. Nearly a quarter of people surveyed said they had "zero" close friends with whom to discuss personal matters.

2006-06-23 14:00:00

Americans are more socially isolated than they were 20 years ago, separated by work, commuting and the single life, researchers reported on Friday.


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aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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