If you want your children to be safe from all those sex offenders out there on the internet, educate them, says Merlyn Horton, an online-safety spokesman according to vancouversun.com.
Growing number of teenaged girls and women are chasing the idea of 'perfect looks,' thanks to the media portrayal of the 'beautiful' women.
Facebook has made its website more user friendly with the addition of a new feature for married same-sex couples. The popular social networking site has added a new icon for people married to the same sex, instead of using the traditional male-female marriage icons
Active teens are more likely to report better both physical and mental health than teens with sedentary lifestyle.
New mothers who read and write blogs may feel less alone than mothers who do not participate in a blogging community, according to family studies researchers.
What kind of mothers do feminists make? According to a new study by Miriam Liss and Mindy Erchull, from the University of Mary Washington in the US, feminist mothers endorse the importance of the time-intensive, hands-on parenting practices associated with attachment parenting - a child-centric parenting technique in which children's needs are ideally met on the child's schedule rather than the parent's. Their work is published online in Springer's journal Sex Roles.
ATLANTA - June 6, 2012 - According to some estimates, the average corporate email user sends 112 emails every day. About one out of every seven of those messages, says a new study from Georgia Tech, can be called gossip.
Buffalo, N.Y. -- If you're trying to quit smoking, eating more fruits and vegetables may help you quit and stay tobacco-free for longer, according to a new study published online by University at Buffalo public health researchers.
For millions of Facebook users, choosing which photo to use for an online profile is an important decision. Should it be lighthearted or professional, personal or more abstract? According to a study by researchers at the UT Dallas Center for Vital Longevity and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, the photos we select may reflect individual preferences, but they also appear to reflect more deeply rooted, unconscious cultural differences.
Ever wondered why you go back and listen to the same song again and again when already perhaps know the lyrics by heart, and why is it that you can't resist watching a favorite movie even when you know the story and have already watched it enough number of times?
When you see a person smile, you are more likely to interpret that the person is happy or delighted. Obviously, conventional understanding of expressions tells us that when a person is happy, he/she smiles. Yet, a new study has revealed that people smile even out of frustration. Most people might not think so, but they do. Researchers at MIT have not only found that people smile when frustrated, perhaps to cope with the frustration, they have also developed a computer system which can tell a gen...
EAST LANSING, Mich. — A new study testing the benefits of a virtual exercise partner shows the presence of a moderately more capable cycling partner can significantly boost the motivation – by as much as 100 percent – to stick to an exercise program.
Social Networking sites have changed their roles and significance among people ever since they have been launched. Initially just a way to keep in touch with pals, they have now grown to public discussion forums, a common platform for the world to come together and share information and news. Among other purposes that networking sites serve, business organizations are also slowly realizing its role in reaching customers. A recent IBM Global CEO study reveals that CEO's are finally realizing a...
Bestselling authors of teen literature portray their more foul-mouthed characters as rich, attractive and popular, a new study finds. Brigham Young University professor Sarah Coyne analyzed the use of profanity in 40 books on an adolescent bestsellers list. On average, teen novels contain 38 instances of profanity between the covers. That translates to almost seven instances of profanity per hour spent reading.
New research by psychologists at three North American universities, including the University of British Columbia, finds that parents experience greater levels of happiness and meaning from life than non-parents.