gender differences

Men and women are very different in personality traits


January 5th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 5 (IANS) Women show greater sensitivity, warmth and apprehension than men, while emotional stability, dominance, rule-consciousness and vigilance are the domain of males, says a study, indicating that ... Read more...

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Large intestine bugs play spoilsport in slimming


December 22nd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Bugs in our large intestine may be slowing down the activity of brown or 'good fat' that quickly burns calories and keeps us slim. Sandrine P. ... Read more...

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Men are funnier than women - just by hair’s breadth


October 20th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) Men are funnier than women but just by a hair's breadth, somewhat bolstering the stereotype on gender differences and humour."The differences we find between men's and ... Read more...

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Family, job pressures blamed for conflicts


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) When the demands of work and family conflict, is the job blamed, is the family role blamed, or is blame placed on both? And what are ... Read more...

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Men say ‘I love you’ before women in anticipation of sex in relationship


April 26th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago, Apr 26 (ANI): While most people think that it is women who say "I love you" first in romantic relationships, a new research has found that men were more likely to ... Read more...

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When a couple, men, women don’t think differently


March 23rd, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 23 (IANS) Men and women do not think, react and behave differently in a relationship, an Australian study has found.The study by Deakin University of Melbourne among 75 ... Read more...

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Men are not from Mars, nor are women from Venus: Study


March 23rd, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 23 (ANI): The battle of the sexes could be a myth after all.A study of 75 couples has found no evidence of gender differences, according to the Herald Sun.It seems ... Read more...

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Women ‘feel pain more than men’


March 16th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): Women have more intense responses to pain than men, say scientists.A study using MRI brain scanners found women process pain in the brain differently to men.Doctors were investigating ... Read more...

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For a better day at work, smile like you mean it


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Want to keep yourself happy and productive at work? Smile like you mean it, suggests a new study.The research, led by a Michigan State University business scholar, suggests ... Read more...

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Boys get greater rush, more energy from caffeine than girls


February 19th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): A new study has found that boys get a greater rush and more energy from caffeine than girls.Results of a double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose-response study of the response of ... Read more...

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Girls benefit from playing video games with parents


February 1st, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Researchers from Brigham Young University's School of Family Life have found that girls who play video games with a parent enjoy a number of advantages - the behave ... Read more...

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Girls who play video games behave better


February 1st, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) Girls who play video games behave better, feel more connected to families and have stronger mental health. Researchers from Brigham Young University focused on girls aged between 11 ... Read more...

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Oscar win for Best Actress ups divorce risk: Study


January 29th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that Oscar winners in the Best Actress category are at a higher risk of divorce than nominees who do not win.A long line ... Read more...

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Could cleanliness be exposing girls to certain infections?


January 27th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Little girls growing up in western society are expected to be neat and tidy, "all ribbon and curls". But this cleanliness may be linked to higher rates of ... Read more...

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Smoking is the main reason why men die sooner than women


January 18th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): A new research has revealed that smoking accounts for up to 60 percent of the gender gap in death rates across Europe, and kills twice as many men ... Read more...

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Insomnia on the rise among IT engineers: Study


November 27th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): A new study has found that an increasing number of software engineers are suffering from insomnia and have poor quality of life.Sara Sarrafi Zadeh and Khyrunnisa Begum from ... Read more...

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Gender stereotypes make women less likely to take financial risks


November 18th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): A new study has stated that gender stereotypes about women actually influence how they make financial decisions, making them more wary of taking risk.Anecdotally, many people believe that ... Read more...

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Working mothers interrupt sleep to take care of others


November 17th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Working mothers are two-and-a-half times as likely as working fathers to interrupt their sleep to take care of others.And women are not only more likely to get up ... Read more...

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The four hinting styles women use to let men know what they want


November 17th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): With Christmas coming up, most men are facing a lot of stress trying to find the perfect gift for their better half, and a study has suggested listening ... Read more...

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Gender differences in sleep interruptions revealed


November 17th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): A University of Michigan study has revealed that working mothers are two-and-a-half times as likely as working fathers to interrupt their sleep to take care of others.The study ... Read more...

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Highlighting gender encourages stereotyped views in preschoolers


November 16th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Psychologists have revealed that preschool teachers can inadvertently pass on lessons in stereotypes to their students when they highlight gender differences.When teachers call attention to gender, children are ... Read more...

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Sex differences in the brain ‘exaggerated, forcing gender stereotypes’


October 28th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Many studies have reported sex differences in brain structure or patterns of neural activity but a psychological scientist from the Macquarie University in Australia believes that these differences ... Read more...

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Why men are at greater risk than women for gum disease


October 27th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): University of Maryland Dental School researchers have indicated that sex hormones may be the biological reason why men are at greater risk than women for destructive periodontitis, an ... Read more...

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How you are primed to become a typical girl or boy since pre-school


October 5th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): Ever wondered why wearing pink, having long tresses and keeping a check on your make-up every now and then make people categorise you as a typical girl? Well, ... Read more...

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How you fight with your spouse can predict the fate of your marriage


September 29th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 29 (ANI): Always thought newlyweds who yell or call each other names are bound to get divorced in the near future? Well, apart from this there are other fighting patterns ... Read more...

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‘Financially independent women more likely to make cougars’


July 4th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 4 (ANI): Demi Moore and Madonna can make perfect examples of celebs having real-life relationships with younger men, but the "cougar effect" is more than a Hollywood-fuelled fad, suggest ... Read more...

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More exercise leads to less obesity - often, but not always


May 21st, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Contrary to the popular belief that more exercise is more beneficial for being fit, an Indiana University study has found that this conventional wisdom applies primarily to white ... Read more...

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Unmarried sex more acceptable now for Americans over 45 than 10 yrs ago


May 8th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 8 (ANI): A survey has found that Americans over 45 are now more open to the idea of sex outside marriage than they were 10-years ago, but are engaging ... Read more...

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Women feel more guilt than men


March 12th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 12 (ANI): No wonder why you were hating yourself so much after forgetting your wedding anniversary date while your hubby was blissfully guilt-free: According to experts, women feel racked ... Read more...

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Men enjoy more leisure time than women


March 9th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): British men have more leisure time than women, says a new report.The report, released to mark International Women's Day, contained survey that revealed men spent longer watching television, ... Read more...

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Occupational sunlight exposure linked to reduced kidney cancer risk in men


March 8th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 8 (ANI): Men employed in occupations with potential exposure to high levels of sunlight have a reduced risk of kidney cancer compared with men who are less likely to be ... Read more...

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New explanation for sex differences in jealousy


January 27th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): While it has been noted that women cannot digest emotional infidelity and men fail to accept sexual infidelity, new research has suggested that this difference in jealousy goes ... Read more...

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Men less likely to ask for help when shopping


January 23rd, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 23 (ANI): Just as with driving, men are more reluctant to ask for help in the retail store as compared to women, suggests a new study.Nelson Barber, associate professor of ... Read more...

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Kiwis think downloading porn ‘more acceptable’


January 12th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 12 (ANI): A new survey has shown that a lot of New Zealanders think it's more acceptable to download porn than to illegally download copyrighted material.According to the UMR Research ... Read more...

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Men more likely to be up front about sexual arousal than partners


January 8th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 8 (ANI): Some women may have lower sex drives because of the guilty feelings about being sexually aroused, a new study has found.In the study, the Irish Independent reports, ... Read more...

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