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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...

2012-12-14 05:02:58

Toronto based online survey site Tellwut.com asked 3,500 panelists from across North America to rank their top five happiness factors. The survey found that men and women have very different ideas as to what makes them happy. (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 Tellwut´s online poll asked people to say what makes them happy. Having a Significant Other ranked as the number one source of happiness, with 49% of respondents listing it in their top five. The remaining four were A Good Night´s...

2012-11-14 15:24:02

University of Cincinnati research is examining the effectiveness of a relationship education program that was created to specifically address the needs of male same-sex couples. Details on the program and the study, led by Sarah Whitton, a UC assistant professor of psychology, will be presented Nov. 17, at the 46th annual convention of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) in National Harbor, Md. Whitton explains that same-sex couples and heterosexual couples...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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