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The Decline of the American Homework

Matt Nestor | Posted 08.10.2013 | College
Matt Nestor

Of those 25 hours that students used to spend working, what portion was wasted leafing through library catalogs? And mailing book-loan requests? And re-spooling typewriter ribbons? The computer makes everything easier to do.

Are We Fatter Than We Think We Are?

John Dick | Posted 08.10.2013 | Healthy Living
John Dick

Over the past year, we asked more than 130,000 Americans a simple question -- "Do you consider yourself to be overweight?" -- with a super-simple yes/no response set. We then queried thousands of other respondent attributes in our database and flagged some of the more fascinating and quirky cross tabs.

The Damage of 'Impossible Perfectionism'

Joie Jager-Hyman | Posted 08.05.2013 | College
Joie Jager-Hyman

Last week, I got an email from a client asking me if it was OK for her son to skip one of his SAT Subject Tests this Saturday because he has been ill from what his doctor diagnosed as "stress-related migraines."

Kids Start to Watch Porn Online as Early as 6 Years Old

Alexandru Catalin Cosoi | Posted 07.24.2013 | Technology
Alexandru Catalin Cosoi

Everybody knew children were more precocious in the internet age, but the image of a toddler watching porn was deeply troubling.

WATCH: Does Being Gay Make You An Overachiever?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 05.13.2013 | Gay Voices

John Pachankis, a Professor of Psychology at Yeshiva University, was recently interviewed in a segment on HuffPost Live about his study that found gay...

Mom's In Charge When It Comes To Family Finance Talks

AP | MARK JEWELL | Posted 05.07.2013 | Fifty

BOSTON -- Who's better at getting a family to talk about money matters, mom or dad? Taking sides probably won't make for a harmonious Mother's Day cel...

Candy and Junk Food in the Classroom: the Other 'Competitive Food'

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 06.12.2013 | Parents
Bettina Elias Siegel

Kids spend the vast majority of their waking life at school and the food they encounter there does matter. It matters on a purely nutritional level, of course, but it also matters on an educational level.

Health Enthusiasts Use The Internet, But Don't Comment, Study Finds

Posted 03.28.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jeffrey Kopman Nearly two-thirds (65 percent) of adult Internet users in the United States are Tweeting, posting status updates to Facebook, a...

INFOGRAPHIC: Social Media and Mobile Greatly Impact Shopping Habits in Asian & African Countries

Brian Honigman | Posted 05.21.2013 | Technology
Brian Honigman

Consumers are simply more knowledgeable about what they are thinking of buying because of the continuing use of mobile and social. This trend can be seen world wide, especially in select Asian and African countries.

Study: Passionate Viewing -- What Can We Learn From What We Hate?

Taylor Cole Miller | Posted 05.15.2013 | Gay Voices
Taylor Cole Miller

If Facebook has integrated itself so well into our lives that it now decides elections, and if we now take to "the Facebook" instead of "the streets," as our modern-day public square, what does it mean when displays of hate and protest aren't equally incorporated into the Facebook platform?

Back Pain Relief Could Come From A Daily Stroll

Posted 03.14.2013 | Healthy Living

Relief from back pain could be as simple as taking a stroll, a new study suggests. A recent study suggests that a simple regime of daily walking ma...

Dave Jamieson

The Hidden Dangers In Temp Work

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.11.2013 | Business

The growing use of temporary or "contingent" workers in American industries like construction and warehousing has helped diminish corporate accountabi...

Women Binge Drink More Than Men

Posted 04.12.2013 | College

Women in college are more likely to binge drink than men according to a new study of Spanish university students published by the Journal of Environme...

These Charts Will Tell You Exactly Why You Won't Become Rich

Posted 12.06.2012 | Business

The bigger the gap between the rich and the poor, the harder it is for the poor to become rich, according to a new report. High levels of income i...

Is Seafood Bad For Your Brain?

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.04.2012 | Healthy Living

Scientists say that consuming fish may be more hazardous to your health than you think, according to new reports published this week. The reports, ...

New Study Uncovers 23 Million Powerful American Women -- and They're Not Moms

Melanie Notkin | Posted 01.30.2013 | Women
Melanie Notkin

The moment I became an aunt for the first time was the most meaningful and fulfilling time of my life. But as much as I felt this milestone had changed everything for me, no one else beyond my closest friends and family seemed to notice. No one spoke to me as an aunt.

A Freshman's Guide to Final Exams

Her Campus | Posted 01.29.2013 | College
Her Campus

You may or may not have taken multiple AP, IB, SAT, ACT, etc. tests during high school, but how do these compare to college exams? And how can you go about studying without a Princeton Review study book? Will these exams cause your grades to plummet?

Can Pesticides Make Your Kids Fat?

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 01.09.2013 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

This month, a new study identified a common pesticide sprayed on produce as an obesogen.

So Much For 'Revenge Of The Nerds'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.22.2012 | Money

Looks like the popular kids from high school are getting the last laugh after all. A fresh look at data from the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study -- a...

Marriage No Longer A Priority For Young Women

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 10.08.2012 | Weddings

A new survey of girls' attitudes by UK organization Girlguiding (similar to the Girl Scouts) released Monday found that marriage isn't as important to...

No More Fear: How Exposure Therapy Works (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Elizabeth Kuster | Posted 09.28.2012 | Healthy Living

What's your phobia? Spiders? Snakes? Are you scared of the dark? Whatever your bugaboo, I have some good news: According to a recent study, you might ...

Why Men Really Pay For Sex

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.04.2012 | Money

As it turns out, some men believe they really can buy love. A recent study reviewing the emotions and motivations of sex workers and the clients w...

How Trustworthy Is Scientific Research? Palo Alto Company Says Not Very

Reuters | Posted 10.14.2012 | Science

By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) - So many scientific studies are making incorrect claims that a new service has sprung up to fact-c...

STUDY: The Most Anxious Age Group Is....

AARP.org | Patrick J. Kiger | Posted 08.13.2012 | Healthy Living

Non-retired boomer voters, defined as non-retired 50- to 64-year-olds by the pollsters, scored 70 percent on the Anxiety Index, significantly higher t...

State Immigration Laws Lose Popularity, Study Finds

Latino.foxnews.com | Posted 08.06.2012 | Latino Voices

State crackdowns on illegal immigration are going out of style. As court challenges left the most controversial state crackdowns unenforceable, and...