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September 15, 2014

A Thin Line Lies Between Fantasy and Reality in People with Psychopathic Traits

New research indicates that people with psychopathic traits have a preference for nonromantic sexual fantasies with anonymous and uncommitted partners. The study’s investigators noted that psychopathic sexual behavior is likely due to a preference for sexual activity outside a loving, committed relationship rather than only an inability to form such relationships.

September 15, 2014

Does Having Daughters Cause Judges to Rule for Women's Issues?

Judges with daughters consistently vote in a more feminist fashion on gender issues than judges who have only sons, and the effect appears to be driven primarily by Republican judges.

September 02, 2014

A Handsome Face Could Mean Lower Semen Quality

Contrary to what one might expect, facial masculinity was negatively associated with semen quality in a recent Journal of Evolutionary Biology study. As increased levels of testosterone have been demonstrated to impair sperm production, this finding may indicate a trade-off between investments in secondary sexual signaling (i.e. facial masculinity) and fertility.

August 18, 2014

Study Reveals Sex Differences in Experiencing Orgasms

Among single adults in the U.S., women, regardless of sexual orientation, have less predictable, more varied orgasm experiences than do men, new research indicates. The study revealed that men experience orgasm during sexual activity with a familiar partner 85% of the time on average, compared with 63% of the time for women.

August 13, 2014

Wiley Announces Continued Growth in Titles with Impact Factor

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced a continued increase in the proportion of its journal titles indexed in the 2014 release of Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports® (JCR).  A total of 1,202 Wiley titles (approximately 70%) were indexed, up from 1,193 in the 2012 JCR, and including 13 titles which have been indexed for the first time.

July 21, 2014

Mental Health Issues Uncovered in Children with Relatives Who Participated in Manhunt after Boston Marathon Attack

Children with relatives who were called upon to participate in the interagency manhunt following the Boston Marathon attack carried a particularly heavy mental health burden, according to a Depression and Anxiety study that included surveys of Boston-area parents and other caretakers.

12:00 AM EDT June 18, 2014

Infants Born to Obese Mothers Likely to Have More Fat

Newborn babies born to mothers who were obese before getting pregnant or who gained an excessive amount of weight during pregnancy are more likely to have a high birth weight due exclusively to excess fat.

May 19, 2014

Does birth control impact women's choice of sexual partners?

Birth control is used worldwide by more than 60 million women. Since its introduction, it has changed certain aspects of women’s lives including family roles, gender roles and social life. New research in The Journal of Sexual Medicine found a link between birth control and women’s preferences for psychophysical traits in a sexual mate

May 01, 2014

Wedding Planning For Dummies

Whether looking for a traditional church ceremony or a quiet family celebration, Wedding Planning For Dummies will help couples design the perfect wedding for them.

March 11, 2014

Smart But Stuck: Emotions in Teens and Adults with ADHD

Compelling stories that present a new view of ADHD

March 03, 2014

Hungry for ‘Likes’: Anxiety over Facebook Photos Linked to Eating Disorders

Regular use of Facebook linked to increase in weight anxiety, reports the International Journal of Eating Disorders

12:00 AM EST February 18, 2014

“It Takes A Village”—Community-Based Methods for Improving Maternal and Newborn Health

Journal Special Issue Highlights The Maternal and Newborn Health in Ethiopia Partnership

February 18, 2014

Should Children Be Made to Pay for Their Own Upbringing?

Political Studies suggests that kids should pay their own way

February 14, 2014

Wiley and AARP Release “Dating After 50 for Dummies”

Meet, Date, and Start a Relationship with Mr. or Ms. Right–after 50

12:00 AM EST February 06, 2014

Early Treatment with AED Reduces Duration of Febrile Seizures

Children who receive earlier treatment with antiepileptic drugs experience a reduction in the duration of their seizures, reports Epilepsia

February 06, 2014

Intervention in First 1000 Days Vital to Fulfilling Childhood Potential

Freely Available Special Issue published in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

January 02, 2014

A Lasting Promise: The Christian Guide to Fighting for Your Marriage, New and Revised Edition

The revised edition of the bestselling Christian guide to a happy marriage

December 12, 2013

THE MINDS OF BOYS: Saving Our Sons from Falling Behind in School and Life

In THE MINDS OF BOYS: Saving Our Sons from Falling Behind in School and Life (Jossey-Bass/Wiley; March 2007; $15.95/Paper), blockbuster bestselling author Michael Gurian and educator Kathy Stevens reveal the reasons boys today are having more difficulty learning than girls, and offer proven strategies for parents and educators in order to help them better teach and empower young males. This revolutionary book, now if paperback, confronts what he and a lot of other parents and teachers in this country truly believe to be a "boy's crisis."

November 15, 2013

The Science of Making Friends: Helping Socially Challenged Teens and Young Adults

The groundbreaking book that offers parents a step-by-step guide to making and keeping friends for teens and young adults with social challenges

November 06, 2013

Wiley’s Inaugural Alexis Walker Award Honors Family Studies Research

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., is pleased to announce that the 2013 Alexis Walker Award will be presented to Professor Linda M. Burton and Professor Ingrid Arnet Connidis. The biannual award, which honors original scholarship in family studies, will be presented by the National Council on Family Relations on 6 November in San Antonio.

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