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Rebecca Adams grew up between New York, California and Texas, where she studied multimedia journalism at The University of Texas at Austin. She now lives in Brooklyn with an Australian and three houseplants perpetually on the verge of death.

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Pesquisas mostram que homens são considerados bons chefes; já mulheres têm de provar que são

(0) Comments | Posted February 29, 2016 | 1:51 PM

Estudos acadêmicos podem ser fascinantes... e totalmente confusos. Por isso, decidimos destrinchar todos os jargões científicos e explicá-los para você.

Os antecedentes

Embora algumas mulheres tenham conseguido quebrar o telhado de vidro, muitas ainda sofrem com o estereótipo de“sexo frágil” e, portanto, seriam menos aptas para...

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Ocho razones científicas por las que deberíamos reconocer el mérito de los padres

(0) Comments | Posted January 7, 2016 | 6:46 AM

Es cierto que los padres están más implicados que nunca en la vida de sus hijos. Y a pesar de ello siguen siendo objeto de la mayoría de las bromas y críticas sobre la paternidad.

Un ejemplo es el anuncio de 2012 de Huggies, la marca de pañales estadounidense,...

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Meditação pode ajudar a criar empatia e diminuir o racismo, diz pesquisas

(2) Comments | Posted December 15, 2015 | 10:07 PM

O ponto de partida

Erradicar o racismo não é proeza fácil, para dizer o mínimo. Por sorte, existe todo um conjunto de pesquisas que procuram descobrir como criar empatia entre grupos de pessoas através da manipulação das emoções com a ajuda da meditação, música...

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The Non-Awkward Guide To Buying Someone Else A Sex Toy

(0) Comments | Posted December 1, 2015 | 9:43 AM

 

Buying someone a holiday present isn't always easy, especially if you're hoping to give a gift that,...

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How A Mother's Age Could Affect The Mental Health Of Her Children

(0) Comments | Posted November 30, 2015 | 11:12 AM


Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you


The Background


There's a lot of scary research out there on how parents' ages impact their children. Some studies...

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Men Are Assumed To Be Good Managers, But Women Have To Prove It

(0) Comments | Posted November 23, 2015 | 12:40 PM


Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you


The Background


While some women have been able to break through the glass ceiling, far too often women are...

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How Meditation Could Help Make People Less Racist

(0) Comments | Posted November 20, 2015 | 8:27 AM


Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you


The Background


Eradicating racism is no easy feat, to say the least. Luckily, there's a whole body of research...

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Straight Men May 'Show Off' In Front Of Women By Eating A Lot

(0) Comments | Posted November 17, 2015 | 12:33 PM


Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you


The Background


Men have been found to engage in some arguably misguided behaviors, like showing off their...

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Companies May Like Hiring One Female Executive -- But Not Two

(0) Comments | Posted November 16, 2015 | 2:11 PM


Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you


The Background


While women represent 47 percent of the American workforce, they make up only 14.6 percent...

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The Names Most Likely To Get Right Swipes

(0) Comments | Posted November 16, 2015 | 8:29 AM


Figuring out what leads people to make those right swipes on dating apps has proven tricky. Some have argued that gender ratios, profile pictures and even race can be deciding factors, but new dating app research suggests that your name might just...

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These 11 Sex Toys Are The Holiday Gifts That Keep On Giving

(0) Comments | Posted November 13, 2015 | 1:49 PM

Sex toys may not be the perfect holiday gift for everyone on your list, but they're certainly a fun way to surprise a partner or a very close friend -- in private, that is. (Definitely not ideal for your office secret santa exchange.)

Whether you need something for a vibrator...

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What Causes An 11-Year-Old Girl To Develop An Eating Disorder?

(0) Comments | Posted November 11, 2015 | 12:46 PM


Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you


The Background


It was estimated that the number of hospitalizations for eating disorders in children under 12 increased by...

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Homens têm dificuldades em sair com mulheres mais inteligentes do que eles, diz estudo

(8) Comments | Posted November 10, 2015 | 2:40 PM

Estudos acadêmicos podem ser fascinantes... e totalmente confusos. Por isso decidimos destrinchar todos os jargões científicos e explicá-los para você.

Os antecedentes

No geral, a maioria das pessoas gosta da ideia de ter um namorado ou namorada de “encher os olhos”. Não é melhor encontrar alguém...

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Why Holiday Season Might Be Prime Time For Breakups

(0) Comments | Posted November 9, 2015 | 10:48 AM


After analyzing Facebook statuses containing the phrases "break up" and "broken up" in 2010, data journalist David McCandless found that the amount of romantic splits start to increase just after Halloween and spike in the two weeks leading up to Christmas --  aka "holiday season" or,...

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Why Weighing Yourself Every Day Could Be Messing With Your Mind

(0) Comments | Posted November 5, 2015 | 10:50 AM


Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you


The Background


Stepping onto the scale can be a pretty fraught task no matter how much you weigh. Obsessing...

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She's A Lesbian, He's Gay, And Their 33-Year Marriage Will Change Your Perception Of Love

(1) Comments | Posted November 4, 2015 | 12:27 PM

Dennis and Linda Anfuso met in art school, bonded over their interest in "The Wizard of Oz," fell...

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A Man's Testosterone Levels Could Determine His Parenting Style

(0) Comments | Posted October 30, 2015 | 1:03 PM


Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you


The Background


It's well-established that women experience hormonal shifts that switch their bodies into mommy mode during...

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性の恋愛ジレンマ:頭がいい女子に憧れるけど...(研究結果)

(0) Comments | Posted October 29, 2015 | 7:36 AM

恋愛に興味のあるすべての(非学術的な)人のために、ある研究をかみ砕いて紹介しよう。

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No, Facelifts Probably Won't Improve Your Self-Esteem

(0) Comments | Posted October 28, 2015 | 10:44 AM


The most common procedure Dr. Andrew Jacono, a New York City-based plastic surgeon, performs is facelifts. After practicing for 14 years, Jacono started to notice that many patients were coming to him to fix what he calls "crises of low self-worth." These patients were hoping that...

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怒る男性は「説得力がある」と受け止められる しかし女性は...(研究結果)

(3) Comments | Posted October 27, 2015 | 9:27 PM

怒りは男女で違って受け止められる。

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