Study looks at the psychology and neurobiology of attraction and love.
Spending time walking in nature can help facilitate more positive relationships and family cohesion, a new study reports.
Findings reveal individual differences in the severity of depressive symptoms following a relationship breakdown are associated with changes in resting-state whole-brain dynamics.
Researchers look outside the nuclear family and report men with lower testosterone have more emotionally supportive relationships with friends, neighbors and even co-workers.
People are less likely to harshly judge a friend or family member who acts unethically than they would a stranger. However, the leniency comes at a cost to the judger's sense of self-worth.
Women may alter their own sexual behavior in an effort to protect their male partner's perceived sense of manhood. Researchers found women who perceived their partner's masculinity as more fragile tended to lower their sexual satisfaction. Additionally, women in relationships with males who they believed to experience "fragile masculinity" reported more anxiety and poorer communication in their relationship.
Fifty-seven social and behavioral factors have been identified as the top contributors to increased mortality. Of those, smoking, divorce, and alcohol abuse are the top factors that are associated with a reduced lifespan.
Researchers report partners experience a sexual 'afterglow' that last for up to 48 hours and is linked to relationship quality over time.
Researchers report males who transition out of relationships are at higher risk of developing anxiety, depression, and suicide.