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2011-03-30 07:56:57

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ Brain growth in babies is linked to the amount of time and energy mothers "Ëœinvest', according to this study. The study of 128 mammal species, including humans, shows that brain growth in babies is determined by the duration of pregnancy and how long they suckle. The Durham University research concludes that the longer the pregnancy and breastfeeding period in mammals, the bigger the baby's brain grows. The researchers say the findings reinforce the...

2011-03-25 19:09:27

How does your best friend feel when people act needy? Or, about people being dishonest? What do they think when others seem uncomfortable in social situations? According to an upcoming study in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, if you don't know "“ your relationship may pay a price. There are lots of ways to know someone's personality. You can say "she's an extrovert" or "she's usually happy." You may also know how he or she reacts to...

2011-03-23 14:32:14

Having sex for the first time can improve or degrade your self-image depending on whether you are male or female, according to Penn State researchers. On average, college-age males become more satisfied with their appearance after first intercourse, whereas college-age females become slightly less satisfied. "We're not talking about 12-year-old girls having sex, so it's striking that even among these young women -- who are 17 or older when they first had sex -- their images of themselves went...

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2011-03-09 09:52:30

Researchers have found that romance begins to fall flat after 36-months into a relationship, where couples begin to take each other for granted, argue ever more and lose their sexual appetite. The oft-quoted "Ëœseven-year itch' has become a "Ëœthree-year glitch' because of the pressures of modern life, Reuters is reporting. Couples admitted that they enjoy a third as much sex than newer couples and 55 percent told researchers that they have to schedule time together for...

2011-02-10 20:54:22

Romantic relationships often start out as enjoyable or even exciting, but sometimes may become routine and boring. A Wayne State University study reveals that dating couples that integrate other couples into their social lives are more likely to have happy and satisfying romantic relationships. Richard B. Slatcher, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology in WSU's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a resident of Birmingham, Mich., specializes in social and health psychology. His recent...

2011-02-10 09:14:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Smooching, snogging, sucking face, swapping spit, tonsil hockey...no matter what the alias, kissing is universally recognized as a sign of affection. And just in time for Valentine's Day, HowStuffWorks.com exposes all including how to get (and give) a perfect pucker, key muscles, other biological stuff related to kissing and even a glimpse at the strange stuff we smooch, like the Blarney Stone. If your current status is "single," you'll still want...

2011-02-08 12:05:00

CINCINNATI, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Love and science have always had a special relationship, spanning from concocting ancient potions and continuing right through online compatibility computer matching services. Today couples seem more willing than ever to explore exactly where their romantic chemistry comes from, including an ever expanding line of products developed to extend intimacy long after honeymoon photos have been filed away. In 2011 "couple chemistry" is still big business,...

2011-02-03 08:20:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Harlequin, the global leader in series romance and one of the world's leading publishers of reading entertainment for women, today submitted a patent application (61438360) for the "Essential Romantic Kiss" to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (Patent Pending). To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/patentyourkiss/48451 "If love makes the world go 'round, then a kiss...

2011-01-29 00:01:52

Dr. Debra Laino, a board certified clinical sexologist and practicing sex therapist, says the increased wear and tear on our busy schedules has taken a toll on American's sex lives, and she sees the evidence every day in the growing number of new patients seeking her counsel to help them overcome the stress and anxiety that sap sexual desire. Laino, who is a featured columnist in Sex Appeal magazine and is frequently heard on Playboy Radio, says the mental strife caused by higher levels of...

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2011-01-20 10:36:45

Married people may think they communicate well with their partners, but psychologists have found that they don't always convey messages to their loved ones as well as they think "” and in some cases, the spouses communicate no better than strangers. The same communication problem also is true with close friends, a recent study has found. "People commonly believe that they communicate better with close friends than with strangers. That closeness can lead people to overestimate how well...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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