Do marital choices contribute to widening economic inequality among households? While growing inequality has many causes − from skill-based technological progress to globalization­ − demographic changes have also played an important role. During the first half of the twentieth century, college attendance increased overall ­– slightly faster for men thanRead More →

Comfort breeds complacency. In moving forward we’re leaving our current location behind, which is why humans are reactive by nature and only strive to improve upon that which we’re greatly dissatisfied with – something we’re willing to leave behind. And the more threatening something is to our wellbeing (be itRead More →

Although measures of teen and adult happiness dropped during the high unemployment rates of the Great Recession, it didn’t rebound when the economy started to improve. ASDF_MEDIA/Shutterstock.com Jean Twenge, San Diego State University We’d all like to be a little happier. The problem is that much of what determines happinessRead More →

NO FRIENDSHIP OR RELATIONSHIP IS DESTINED TO LAST FOREVER. At some point, we outgrow the people in our lives, develop different interests, and even in the best circumstances, lose people due to the natural cycle of life and death. But when is the right time to move on from aRead More →

My Favorite hour of the day? Like to guess? It’s not my “me” time. No, not my gym time. Give it a try again and go on. Keep trying. Not at all my sleeping time nor any party time. Try try try till you succeed. Give up? Well, to allRead More →

From the outset, feminist theory has challenged women’s near complete absence from traditional IR theory and practice. This absence is visible both in women’s marginalisation from decision-making and in the assumption that the reality of women’s day-to-day lives is not impacted by or important to international relations. Beyond this, feministRead More →

Men and women rate warmth and trustworthiness as very important in their potential partner. Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash, CC BY Gery Karantzas, Deakin University Whether it’s in reality TV or glossy magazines, sex appeal, fat bank accounts, kind eyes and cute smiles are often served up asRead More →