Latest Friendship Stories
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.
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.
Across the social networking sites, online friendships range from close relationships with strong ties to looser affiliations -- but both types of friendships are useful
NEW YORK, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- A new free social network, http://www.not4dating.com, launched today to help people make new friends, meet new people, and find activity partners.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
- A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.