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2013-08-17 23:03:09

As noted in a recent New York Times article focusing on the top candidates to replace Ben Bernanke as the chairman of the Federal Reserve, the issue of gender is still very much in play in the work world. That comes as no surprise to FPMG, a performance management firm, which believes overcoming gender differences starts with communication, realizing that men and women have vastly different ways of relating to others…and judiciously using that knowledge. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) August 17, 2013...

2013-08-13 10:51:29

A woman's work is never done — or so the saying goes. Though women still do about two thirds of household chores, the division of labor may depend on what her mate does for a living. New research by University of Notre Dame Sociologist Elizabeth Aura McClintock shows that when married or cohabiting men are employed in heavily female occupations — like teaching, childcare work, or nursing — they spend more time doing housework, compared to when they are employed in traditionally male...

2013-08-13 10:48:40

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 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...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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