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Macho men unhappy if female partners earn more


July 18th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) Macho men whose female partners earn more than they do have poor romantic relationships, partly because they are stressed by the difference in income.Conversely, men who ... Read more...

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Can maternal attachment erase TV’s negative impact?


October 13th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) Can teenagers' attachment to their mothers protect them from the negative impact of TV on their sexual attitudes?It depends on their gender, according to a new ... Read more...

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Clothiers turning young girls into sex objects


May 12th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) Are clothiers turning young girls into sex objects? According to a new study, up to 30 percent of young girls' clothing available online in the US ... Read more...

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Study explores dangers of ‘benevolent sexism’


January 21st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A new study conducted at the University of Granada revealed that a man who perpetrates violence against a woman is let off the hook if he is kind ... Read more...

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Narcissistic hetero men hostile towards hetero women, not lesbians


July 29th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): While heterosexual women are primary targets for hostility from narcissistic heterosexual men, gay men, lesbians and other heterosexual men evoke softer reactions, says a new study.Psychologist Dr. Scott ... Read more...

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Competition a double-edged sword for teen girls


July 7th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS) Is being competitive a good or a bad thing when you're a teenager? Well, a bit of both actually: Competing to win is detrimental to girls' social relationships ... Read more...

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Competition leads to depression among teenage girls: Study


July 7th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Competing to win can be damaging to girls' social relationships and can even lead to severe depression, according to a new study.Dr. David Hibbard from California State University ... Read more...

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Parents expose their kids to gender stereotypes: Study


June 11th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A new study indicates that interactions between parents and children, especially during playtime affect their perception of gender-specific behaviours.80 families took part in the experiment. Parents and their ... Read more...

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How did eggs and sperm evolve?


April 17th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): Scientists have disclosed the secret behind the biggest question in reproductive science-why most sexually reproducing organisms have two contrasting sex cells: large, immobile eggs and plentiful smaller, motile ... Read more...

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It’s official: Men prefer ‘hooking up’ to dating, women go for relationships


April 8th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): Given an option, men prefer one-night stand ('hooking up') to dating, while women prefer dating with the prospect of a relationship to causal sex, a new study has ... Read more...

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Helpful dads may hurt self-esteem of “super-mums”


March 19th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 19 (ANI): With more diligent dads helping out at home, "super-mums" who feel caught between work and traditional child-rearing roles are seeing it as an attack on their self esteem, ... Read more...

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Sororities not good for body image


March 3rd, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Women seeking to join sororities are more likely to have a negative body image than non-sorority women, according to a new study.The finding, which is a part of ... Read more...

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Women’s condom negotiation tactics influence how others perceive them


January 28th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the way a woman negotiates condom use influences how she is perceived by others.Dr. Michelle Broaddus, from the Medical College of Wisconsin ... Read more...

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The thought process of female breadwinners


November 19th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A new study has given a snapshot of female breadwinners' thoughts, feelings and experiences.Dr. Rebecca Meisenbach from the University of Missouri in Columbia, USA asked 15 women between ... Read more...

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Both genders favour a dominant role for men


November 13th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) Both men and women participate equally in maintaining a gender hierarchy, or a dominant role for the male. People tend to think that only men treat women in ... Read more...

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Kidman slammed for playing ’sex roles that betray women in real world’


October 26th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 26 (ANI): Nicole Kidman has been blasted by her critics who brand her charitable appearance at a US Congress seminar on violence against women a sham, because the actress' ... Read more...

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Male seahorses prefer large females


July 8th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Swiss scientists have found that male seahorses have a strong preference for large females when it comes to selecting a mating partner.According to Beat Mattle and Tony Wilson ... Read more...

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Male sea-horses prefer bigger females


July 8th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Male sea-horses prefer bigger females for sex and for bigger offspring, a recent study has revealed. This finding is consistent with predictions on the importance of female body ... Read more...

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James Bond prefers brunettes who have American accent, carry weapon


June 8th, 2009 - 11:17 am ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): An extensive investigation into James Bond's love life suggests that he prefers brunettes to blondes.Researchers behind the study say that apart from having long dark hair, an ... Read more...

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Men ‘are no more promiscuous than women’


April 25th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): The long standing belief that men are promiscuous and females are selective when choosing a mate is a myth, claims a new study.The research, published by Cell Press ... Read more...

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Adoption preferences differ for gays, straights


April 3rd, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): A couple's sexual orientation influences whether they want to adopt boys or girls, a new study has claimed.The study published online in the journal Sex Roles found that ... Read more...

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Sexual harassment at school harms kids more than bullying


April 24th, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): It may not be as frequent as bullying, but sexually harassment at school is more harmful than the common form of victimization, say two researchers.James Gruber from ... Read more...

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