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2013-06-13 12:33:32

10-month-old infants show sympathy for victims of aggression Infants as young as ten months old express sympathy for others in distress in non-verbal ways, according to research published June 12 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Yasuhiro Kanakogi and colleagues from Kyoto University and Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan. Infants at this age are known to assign goals and intentions to geometric figures; hence the researchers used a series of animated sequences to test...

2013-06-11 11:31:43

Preschool children who have been neglected or emotionally abused exhibit a range of emotional and behavioral difficulties and adverse mother-child interactions that indicate these children require prompt evaluation and interventions, according to a systematic review by Aideen Mary Naughton, M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O., D.C.H., F.R.C.P.C.H., of Public Health Wales, Pontypool, England, and colleagues. A total of 42 studies of children age 0 to 6 years with confirmed neglect or emotional abuse who...

Study: Sexually Promiscuous Women Don’t Make For Friends, Mates
2013-06-04 07:23:58

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study from Cornell University developmental psychologists reveals that college-aged women judge promiscuous female peers more negatively than more chaste women. The promiscuous women -- defined as having had 20 or more sexual partners by their early 20s -- are viewed as unsuitable for friendship. The research team notes that even when the women reported liberal attitudes about casual sex or a high number of lifetime...

2013-05-30 23:00:23

New book brings excitement back into seniors bedrooms. SAN ANGELO, Texas (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 "Upon reaching 70, I suddenly realized that I knew very little about women and sexuality,” says Herb Hirata. He vowed to change that and set out on a journey of sexual awakening. In his new book “65+ --Gateway to Sexual Adventure: For Women and Men” (published by Trafford Publishing), he gathers what he learned into a compact and comprehensive guide to encourage seniors to explore...

2013-05-28 21:36:34

Young people are demanding information and education about their bodies, sex, their sexuality and sexual health, as well as access to services that will support them to stay safe and healthy. Papers published in the latest themed issue of Reproductive Health Matters (RHM) demonstrate that information and services in fact remain unavailable to many young people, and many may grow up without fully understanding things that they are currently experiencing such as menstruation, let alone...

2013-05-09 23:40:16

There is a way to get the relationships you most desire, with friends, family, coworkers, and your partner. (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 “Are you tired of feeling that relationships are a struggle, and they shouldn´t be so much work? Are you wondering how to mend a broken relationship or keep your relationships as fresh and new as when you first started?” asks Jennifer Diepstraten, co-founder of FamilyCo. “Then you need to know that great relationships, and even...

2013-04-25 16:17:46

Viewing sexually explicit material through media such as the Internet, videos, and magazines may be directly linked with the sexual behavior of adolescents and young adults, but only to a very small extent. That is the conclusion of a new study published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine. The findings suggest that the practice is just one of many factors that may influence the sexual behaviors of young people. Concerns have been raised that viewing sexually explicit material may negatively...

2013-04-18 21:23:56

There is a very good reason mothers often carry their crying babies, pacing the floor, to help them calm down. New research published in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on April 18 shows that infants experience an automatic calming reaction upon being carried, whether they are mouse or human babies. The study is the first to show that the infant calming response to carrying is a coordinated set of central, motor, and cardiac regulations and an evolutionarily conserved component of...

2013-04-18 11:35:58

Adults who resolve and recover from conflict are known to be happier in their romantic relationships but the same does not hold true for teen romances, according to research published April 17 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Thao Ha and colleagues from the Behavioural Science Institute of Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands. The authors observed 14-16-year olds in romantic relationships dealing with conflicts over issues such as cheating, experiencing jealousy and parental...

Want More Happiness In Your Life? Study Says Have More Sex
2013-04-15 15:08:26

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Not only does how often you have sex help modify your level of happiness, but so does knowing how often other people have sexual encounters. A study published in Social Indicators Research by Tim Wadsworth, an associate professor of sociology at the University of Colorado Boulder, says that people are generally happier when they believe they are having more sex than their peers. "There's an overall increase in sense of...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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