RELATIONSHIP RESEARCH

Synchronizing Increases Social Bonding

Synchronizing Increases Social Bonding

Uh-Oh! You got to try this one…. If you haven’t been following the research on synchronization and social bonding, the gist of it is that when people synchronize their movements together they seem…

Use Long Distance to Connect Emotionally

Use Long Distance to Connect Emotionally

Does long distance make it harder to get back your ex? Yes and no. While your chances dramatically increase with more dates and spending time together, you can still get…

Just Friends Or One-Way Attraction?

Just Friends Or One-Way Attraction?

When one friend admits they are “into” the other, but the other is not “into” them like that, things can get really weird. But they don’t have to, says Heidi…

Don't React Too Fast Or Respond Too Late

Don’t React Too Fast Or Respond Too Late

According to a recent study published in Applied Mathematics and Computation, a certain time range is necessary for compound emotions to form. Reacting too quickly or taking too long to…

Facebook More Irresistible Than Sex?

Facebook More Irresistible Than Sex?

Facebook and email trump sex in terms of sheer irresponsibility, a German study says. For one week the phones, provided by the researchers, buzzed seven times daily, alerting study subjects to…

Why You Feel Lost Post Break-Up

Why You Feel Lost Post Break-Up

When a romantic relationship ends, an individual’s self-concept is vulnerable to change, according to research in the February issue of Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. Self-concept is defined as a…

Rebound Sex Or Revenge Sex?

Rebound Sex Or Revenge Sex?

Having sex to cope with a break-up, get over an ex, or get back at an ex is popular advice given to dumpees. Researchers at the University of Missouri point…