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Women More Talkative Than Men Because Thier Brain Is Designed That Way
2013-02-22 12:17:19

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online We´ve all heard the oft-repeated statistics about women talking more than men. And to back up those statistics, one previous study has shown that a part of the brain responsible for processing communication is simply larger in a woman than a man. Now, a new study adds to those claims by moving a step further, showing that the female brain is actually designed with communication in mind. Performed by doctors at the...

2013-02-19 23:01:08

Improve your nonverbal communication skills at Pittcon 2013 with Lab Manager Magazine. Midland, ON (PRWEB) February 19, 2013 In face-to-face communication, body language accounts for more than two thirds of the impact of the message being conveyed. It is always more emotionally revealing and more emotionally accurate than what is said. One researcher claimed that in making a first impression, nonverbal communication is ten times more powerful than what is being said! On Tuesday, March 19,...

How Relationship Status Biases Us Against Others
2013-02-12 10:52:56

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Remember that saying, "the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence?" It seems it might not be true when it comes to relationships. Married couples wish their single friends would find someone and be happily married, while single people tend to pity their married friends for the loss of freedom and autonomy. Thus whether married or single, people tend to believe their way of life is best for everyone. A...

2013-02-12 10:44:56

Negative stereotypes about boys may hinder their achievement, while assuring them that girls and boys are equally academic may help them achieve. From a very young age, children think boys are academically inferior to girls, and they believe adults think so, too. Even at these very young ages, boys' performance on an academic task is affected by messages that suggest that girls will do better than they will. Those are the conclusions of new research published in the journal Child...

Cohabiting Couples Do Not Share Chores
2013-01-24 11:22:36

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study from Cornell University featured in a recent edition of Qualitative Sociology discovered that working-class couples who live together without marrying take on more traditional roles in regards to housework. The researchers discovered that cohabiting women complete a disproportionate amount of housework even when the women want to share the housework or when women are the only ones making money. "When men...

Female Household Heads Less Likely To Pursue Career Advancement
2013-01-19 06:05:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Women who are running their households are less likely to seek career advancement or power in the workplace, claims a new study presented Friday at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) in New Orleans. According to a team of US researchers, women who are in charge of a family or running the day-to-day operations of their own home are less likely to have the energy or the desire to pursue...


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