Is a too-strict definition of monogamy undermining your relationship? Research shows that while most people expect exclusivity in a relationship, infidelity is still the leading cause of divorce. (Shutterstock) Lucia O’Sullivan, University of New Brunswick Monogamy is difficult to maintain. Sure, it’s easy enough at times when your life isRead More →

When we have reconsidered the lives we have built, how will we live? There is only one pathway to avert the crisis humanity is heading toward, and it is to deeply feel the connection with the ecosystem we are a part of. But understand, this is not an ecological argument,Read More →

By Narim Rostam Despite Iraqi Kurdistan being less conservative, it is still difficult for couples there to marry if their partners are of a different ethnicity or religion. That’s even though it is happening more often. In the semi-autonomous region of Iraqi Kurdistan, it remains very difficult for couples toRead More →

YouTube has been under fire for exposing kids to harmful content. How can you keep your children safe and what are some safe viewing options? (Shutterstock) David R Brake, University of Alberta In recent weeks parents have been shaken by media reports about upsetting, offensive or crassly commercial videos thatRead More →

It is clear that women and men behave very differently and have different ways of communicating and interacting.There are certain common habits that seem especially annoying to members of the opposite sex and it often drives them insane.We often read hilarious rants from women about men, but we don’t often seeRead More →

Even Santa can get worn out, which can lead to getting the blues. Stokkete Linda Saab, Wayne State University and Arash Javanbakht, Wayne State University This time of the year brings a lot of changes to the usual day-to-day life of hundreds of millions of people: The weather is colder,Read More →

Imagine that work had taken over the world. It would be the centre around which the rest of life turned. Then all else would come to be subservient to work. Then slowly, almost imperceptibly, anything else – the games once played, the songs hitherto sung, the loves fulfilled, the festivalsRead More →

Shutterstock Michael J. Proulx, University of Bath; A.K.M. Rezaul Karim, University of Dhaka, and Alexandra de Sousa, Bath Spa University Your brain is an organ of two halves – the left side and the right side. And there are many brain functions, such as language skills or which hand youRead More →