Researchers report males who transition out of relationships are at higher risk of developing anxiety, depression, and suicide.
Men who spend several years living alone or experience serial relationship breakups are at increased risk of inflammation, a new study reports.
When older couples are close together, their heart rates synchronize in complex patterns of interaction.
Mothers who report estrangement from their adult children report they often believe their ex-husbands, and the current partner of the child is responsible for the break in their relationships. Additionally, some cite mental health problems experienced by their child as a factor for estrangement.
When you've acted in an uncooperative or untrustworthy way, the way you smile could either help heal or hinder social relationships. Those whose smiles reflected reward, or a signal that they were happy, or a smile of dominance, which reflects a feeling of superiority, appeared to be untrustworthy and unlikely to change their deceptive nature. However, a smile of affiliation was perceived as an attempt to make amends, restoring levels of trust.
A new study reveals there appears to be a neurobiological component that drives instantaneous compatibility, in mice at least. A variation of the PDE11 enzyme found in brain areas governing mood and motivation seems to control whether mice want to socially interact or not, with genetically similar mice preferring each other.
A close relationship with fathers has broad and positive effects across adolescence for both male and female children.
People who receive threatening or obscene text messages and other communications from current or former partners are more likely to experience mental health problems including depression and anxiety, and have an increased risk of suicidal thoughts.
Thirty years ago, Robin Dunbar theorized humans can maintain a friendship group of 150 people, with five intimate friendships. Despite many attempts to challenge the theory, Dunbar's Number has stood the test of time. Backed by neuroscience and statistics, Robin Dunbar explains why his theory still prevails.
Exposure to ultraviolet radiation type B increases levels of romantic passion in both men and women. The study reveals sunlight exposure affects the regulation of the endocrine system responsible for the release of sexual hormones in humans.
Phubbing, a behavior where people snub their friends in favor of looking at their cell phones, may be linked to depression and anxiety. The behavior is most common in those with higher levels of neuroticism.