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2013-08-12 11:22:09

Chapman University's David Frederick will present new research at the 108th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association that examines men's and women's beliefs about who should pay for dates during courtship, and how couples actually go about splitting expenses. The paper, "Who Pays for Dates? Following versus Challenging Conventional Gender Norms," contains survey data from more than 17,000 participants; a quarter of whom also provided written commentaries to explain their...

2013-08-12 09:47:10

-The term "telescoping" refers to a more rapid progression of alcohol-related diseases in women. -A new study looks at gender differences among individuals seeking treatment for a substance use disorder. -While certain aspects of the findings confirm telescoping in women, others do not. Epidemiological studies have revealed that historical differences between men and women in substance use – such as lifetime dependence rates, and quantities of alcohol consumed – have narrowed in...

2013-08-11 23:02:25

This site is a fun way to find some amazing people and operates like any other dating site online. Sometimes men want to date a mature woman and women want to date a mature man. Los Angles, California (PRWEB) August 11, 2013 For twelve years, agematch.com has been bringing together older men dating younger women and older women dating younger men. They are able to celebrate successful age gap relationships from both sides of the genders. Agesingle websites and the like have been changing...

2013-07-31 23:21:14

Survey Marks ‘Romance Awareness Month’; Uncovers How Men and Women Experience Romance in Very Different Ways San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 In honor of August’s Romance Awareness Month, the creators of Couple, the most widely used relationship app in the U.S., conducted a new survey of over 2000 men and women who are currently in relationships. Focusing on several indicators around the role of romance in survey respondents’ relationships, findings indicate that...

2013-07-15 10:47:06

A study suggests that whether parents are gay, lesbian or straight, how well they work together as a couple is linked to fewer behavior problems in their adopted children and is more important than their sexual orientation A new study by psychology researchers suggests that whether parents are gay, lesbian or straight, how well they work together as a couple and support each other in parenting is linked to fewer behavior problems among their adopted children and is more important than...

2013-07-03 12:11:29

Women living in the world's most advanced democracies and under the most progressive gender equality regimes still know less about politics than men. Indeed, an unmistakable gender gap in political knowledge seems to be a global phenomenon, according to a ten-nation study of media systems and national political knowledge funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). Women know less about politics than men regardless of how advanced a country is in terms of gender equality,...

2013-06-26 16:38:12

While men tend to match their partners' emotions during mutual cooperation, woman may have the opposite response, according to new research Cooperation is essential in any successful romantic relationship, but how men and women experience cooperation emotionally may be quite different, according to new research conducted at the University of Arizona. Ashley Randall, a post-doctoral research associate in the UA's John & Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences and the UA's...

2013-05-30 23:15:23

Report provides new data and insights into a long standing economic, societal and workplace issue. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 PayScale, Inc. today announced Women at Work: PayScale Redefines the Gender Wage Gap. Based on an analysis of PayScale's 40 million career profiles, the report assesses the following themes and issues:     Overall summary of PayScale´s gender data, showing that the wage gap isn´t as significant as Bureau of Labor...

2013-05-29 09:31:00

Given the chance, women are more likely than men to opt out of a request to give a charitable donation, a group of economists have found. The issue of which gender is more generous has been debated for years. A new field experiment conducted by scholars at the University of Chicago and University of California, Berkeley shows that when it´s easy to avoid making a donation, such as not responding to a door-to-door solicitor, women are less likely than men to give. The results of the...

2013-05-28 12:28:20

BOSTON, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Agricultural companies are invited to participate in key surveys to help round out the research data for the first-ever comprehensive study of women in agribusiness, which is being conducted by HighQuest Partners, a global agricultural events and conference firm. The study, "The Changing Demographics and Experience of Women in Agribusiness," seeks to examine the current representation of women in North American agribusiness, their...