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Women prefer looks over other traits in men

Women prefer looks over other traits in men

Women prefer looks over other traits in men

While looking for a potential partner, women are likely to choose men who are physically attractive, no matter how respectful, friendly, ambitious or intelligent the others may be, a study has shown. “This may signal that unattractiveness is less acceptable to women than to their mothers,” said Madeleine Fugere of the Eastern Connecticut State University

Delaying womens' marriages may boost kid's well being

Delaying womens’ marriages may boost kid’s well being

Reducing child marriages and delaying the marriage of younger women in India may have significant results in improving child health and educational outcomes, a study has found. The research revealed that the children of women who got married later were more likely to complete their required vaccinations, have a higher weight-for-height. Their children were also

Pokemon GO helping parents bond with kids

Pokemon GO helping parents bond with kids

Parents who regularly play “Pokemon GO” with their children report a number of side benefits including increased exercise, more time spent outdoors and opportunities for family bonding, says a study. Pokemon GO is a location-based augmented reality game in which players capture fictional creatures from the Japanese Pokemon franchise on smartphones and other mobile devices

How technology fills void when you feel lonely

How technology fills void when you feel lonely

It may be easy to carry on a conversation with Siri on your iPhone or your Google assistant from your living room as they can help fill a void when you feel lonely. But, according to a new study, these humanlike products keep people from seeking out normal human interaction — which is typically how

Why casual sex is not so cool

Why casual sex is not so cool

Does a one-night stand or romping without any commitment or emotional involvement sound interesting to you? If yes, please beware. Researchers have found that a liking for casual sex may land you in trouble. The researchers found that a person’s preference for casual sex may actually increase their risk of being harassed. Also, adolescents who

Watching porn may make men less satisfied in relationships

Watching porn may make men less satisfied in relationships

Far from giving your sex life a leg-up, watching porn may lead to reduced happiness in relationships — both sexually and generally, suggests new research. For the study, Paul Wright from Indiana University in Bloomington and colleagues analysed the findings of 50 studies collectively including more than 50,000 participants from 10 countries. “Pornography consumption was

Most Indian women prefer men to make first move

Most Indian women prefer men to make first move

If it’s dating, it’s men first and not ladies, reveals a survey. Matchmaking service www.shaadi.com has conducted a survey of single women to understand their view on making the first move in relationship. The online poll received over 8,600 responses from single/unmarried Indians aged between 25 and 32. There were 49 per cent women (4,214)

64% women satisfied with their work in metros

64% women satisfied with their work in metros

Around 64 per cent working women in the metro cities were satisfied with their workplaces, industry body PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry said. “Majority of women participants (64 per cent) stated they were either completely or somewhat satisfied with their work,” said a survey on “Work Life and Balance and Health Concerns of Women”

Why teenagers rarely share online risks with parents

Why teenagers rarely share online risks with parents

An increasing number of teenagers get discouraged to talk to their parents about potentially risky online experiences, such as cyberbullying, sexual exchanges and viewing inappropriate content online, because parents tend to emote much stronger feelings and tend to freak out, become angry or scared, researchers have found. The study showed that parents and children often

Planning to delay or forgo parenthood? You may be stigmatised

Planning to delay or forgo parenthood? You may be stigmatised

Adults who decide to delay having children or forgoing parenthood entirely are socially stigmatised for their decision, a study has found. The research showed that the society consistently displays bias against adults who opt to not have children and they are also likely to face moral outrage. “What’s remarkable about our findings is the moral

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