Science of dating and relationships
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Using cutting edge technology and state of the art psychological research, we aim to understand the factors that impact the formation of relationships.
We seek to apply the results of this research to enable men and women to initiate and develop healthy romantic relationships.
Our research is driven by real-world dilemmas, and is designed to be applicable to real-world situations.
Our goal is to bring time-tested empirical methodology to one of the most important arenas of human interpersonal functioning, and thereby educate and empower individuals to pursue and develop fulfilling love lives.
The dynamics of a couple's relationship, including the exclusivity of the partnership, the level of commitment to the partnership and participation in sexual decision-making with their partner, ...
Researchers looking at the effect of smartphones on face-to-face social interactions found that people who used their devices while out for dinner with friends and family enjoyed themselves less than ...
Given the importance of this area of life, it is surprising that there are not more resources available for people who need a little help.
Most often, when someone struggles with forming relationships they turn to friends, whose advice is often less helpful than it is well-intentioned.
Their brain develops a network of regions that specialise in translating these cues, the 'social brain'. The more you see your friends post about exercise on social media, the worse you might feel about your own weight, especially when you perceive those people as being very similar to you, new research ...
New research suggests that social media and the internet are not the root of today's fragmented society, and echo chambers may not be the threat they are perceived to be. Adults, who report having received higher levels of parental care in childhood, perceive themselves as more attractive mates.