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People Keep Same Number Of Friends
2014-01-07 10:34:57

[ Watch the Video: People Unconsciously Limit Their Social Circles ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online People unconsciously limit their social circles, giving preference to family and close friends while limiting the number of others they interact with regularly, according to new research appearing in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences online early edition (PNAS). According to the study’s authors, people essentially maintain a “one-in,...

2013-11-14 23:31:46

Six-Word Lessons On Influencing With Grace--100 Lessons to Genuinely Connect with Colleagues, Friends, Family and Lovers offers practical, easy-to-follow advice on how to communicate effectively, and how to connect with and positively influence people, genuinely and with grace. Puyallup, WA (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 In her newly published book, Six-Word Lessons on Influencing with Grace, first-time author Nikki Rausch offers expert advice on developing and influencing relationships,...

2013-10-24 12:26:20

Emotional intelligence may not always be associated with prosociality Emotionally intelligent people have the ability to manipulate others to satisfy their own interest, according to new research published October 23 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE, by Yuki Nozaki and colleagues at Kyoto University. Emotional intelligence refers to the ability of a person to appropriately regulate self-related and other-related emotions, and is generally associated with prosocial behavior and better...

2013-08-26 10:46:47

With the widespread popularity of social networking sites such as Facebook, it is increasingly common for people to use interpersonal electronic surveillance to monitor the activities of current and former romantic partners. They can gather information on partners anonymously, view past and current photos and audio and video clips, and look for clues to explain any "suspicious" behaviors. Why some individuals engage in this type of behavior more than others is the subject of an article in...

2012-03-02 08:00:00

How to Make Long Distance Relationships Sizzle and How to Manage a Narcissist When couples take time apart to nourish their own friendships and interests, it's a sign of a healthy relationship. But what to do when facing a "commuter marriage" or long distance relationship? USA Today reports that these type of long-term arrangements are on the rise (http://yourlife.usatoday.com/sex-relationships/story/2012-02-20/Together-apart-Commuter-marriages-on-the-rise/53170648/1) and Dr. Bonnie Eaker...

2012-01-30 09:09:27

Love can bring out both the best and the worst in people. Which way it turns depends on the best way to protect the relationship, say researchers studying the evolution of romantic love. "Love is not merely sexual desire nor a unique emotion but rather a motivational drive-like state," says Arthur Aron of State University of New York at Stony Brook, whose research involves the use of fMRI brain scans in understanding love. New research, being presented today at a conference of personality...

2009-12-15 23:30:34

It has been claimed that interpersonal trust can play more of a role in how an economy develops than capital, as the complexity of business transactions increases. In a recent thesis from the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg, researcher Pelle Ahlerup demonstrates that there is reason to believe that interpersonal trust is more important in countries with a weak legal system, and that the quality of the legal system plays more of a role in societies where...

2009-03-18 16:52:28

Romance does not have to fizzle out in long-term relationships, but can last a lifetime, U.S. researchers said. Lead researcher Bianca P. Acevedo, who was Stony Brook University and is currently at University of California, Santa Barbara, said many believe that romantic love is the same as passionate love. It isn't. Romantic love has the intensity, engagement and sexual chemistry that passionate love has, minus the obsessive component, Acevedo said in a statement. Passionate or obsessive...

2009-02-10 12:57:43

The key to a good marriage is lots of compromise, says a Texas professor who studies long-term relationships. If you win in an argument or conflict with the other, then you really lose, said Edward Murguia, a sociology professor at Texas A&M University. If you have somebody losing, then that is going to weaken the relationship. More people live together now instead of marrying and more women work rather than stay at home, Murguia said of changes in long-term relationships. Despite the...

2008-11-03 09:00:16

HOUSTON, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Eros Partners, LLC launches the first dating website focused on business travelers. "There are many professionals, especially those driven to succeed, who have a difficult time establishing and maintaining relationships due to heavy business travel schedules," says AK Brennan, President of Eros Partners, LLC. "Spending the majority of each week on the road for business is a professional requirement that hampers a personal life." TravelingEncounters.com...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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