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Does Marriage Really Make People Happier? Study Finds Few Well-being Advantages to Marriage over Cohabitation
A new study, published in the Journal of Marriage and Family reveals that married couples experience few advantages for psychological well-being, health, or social ties compared to unmarried couples who live together. While both marriage and cohabitation provide benefits over being single, these reduce over time following a honeymoon period.
The Scientific American Book of Love, Sex and the Brain: The Neuroscience of How, When, Why and Who We Love
This enthralling and accessible book takes us on a tour of our most important sex organ--the brain--our many kinds of love, including the love of parent and child, the affectionate love of companionship, the passion of erotic love, the role of animals in our lives, and the love of God. Judith Horstman explains why love is good for our brains, how we're hardwired to crave the companionship of others---and how badly things can go without love.
A new study has found that when parents get tested for breast cancer genes, many of them share their results with their children, even with those who are very young.
How should parents respond when their four years old son insists on wearing girls’ clothes, or their daughter switches to using a male version of their name? These are the questions increasingly being asked of family therapist Jean Malpas who writes in Family Process about a new approach to support parents with gender nonconforming and transgender children.
Digital publication for Parents Mag Quick & Easy Kid Friendly Meals
Bright Not Broken sheds new light on this vibrant population by identifying who twice exceptional children are and taking an unflinching look at why they’re stuck. The first work to boldly examine the widespread misdiagnosis and controversies that arise from our current diagnostic system, it serves as a wake-up call for parents and professionals to question why our mental health and education systems are failing our brightest children.
With widespread attention paid to environmental and health concerns, a growing number of people are looking at clean eating as a healthy living alternative.
THE SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN BOOK OF LOVE, SEX AND THE BRAIN: The Neuroscience of How, When, Why and Who We Love
COMING IN JANUARY 2012: A fascinating look at how the brain controls our relationships and romances
Tara Gidus, RD, provides readers with recipes that meet the nutritional needs of expecting mothers—without sacrificing taste.
Whether you’re hoping for a frameable portrait of the whole extended family, a record of your children’s faces on Christmas morning, or a scrapbook you can enjoy the whole year round, make sure these books are in your stocking.
Dummies Gives Hosts the Information They Need to Prepare Memorable Food and Drinks
A new study recently published in the American Journal of Transplantation reveals that the ability to successfully carry a pregnancy after kidney transplantation is very high, with 73.5% live birth rates.
Just in Time for the Holidays: Dog Photography For Dummies Helps You Capture the Best of Your Four-Legged Friend
Dog Photography For Dummies gives you practical guidance for capturing your dog's personality and turning ordinary shots into priceless memories that will last a lifetime.
What is a mom to do when she doesn’t know the ins and outs of the sports that her children play and finds herself not able to give pointers and advice that a good practice buddy should?
Professional organizer Eileen Roth and Elizabeth Miles, coauthors of Organizing For Dummies®, teach college students how to organize their dorm rooms so that they can live and study stress-free.
Researchers from Taiwan have confirmed a bidirectional relation between schizophrenia and epilepsy. The study published today in Epilepsia, a journal of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), reports that patients with epilepsy were nearly 8 times more likely to develop schizophrenia and those with schizophrenia were close to 6 times more likely to develop epilepsy.
A new study of interracial marriages in the United States since the 1980s suggests that the racial boundary between blacks and whites continues to break down, but is not yet close to disappearing.
Small group homes for people with dementia provide good quality care and a domestic environment where people can live as individuals and families can get involved. But tension can arise when it comes to deciding who takes responsibilities for certain practical and caring tasks.
A study in the new special issue of the Journal of Consumer Affairs on older consumers found a critical need for improving communication between older women and their physicians about sexual health and for providing these women with tools on how to negotiate with partners about safe sex practices.
TV Found to Have Negative Impact on Parent-Child Communication and Early Literacy Compared to Books and Toys
Since the first television screens lit up our living rooms scientists have been studying its affect on young children. Now scientists in Ohio have compared mother-child communication while watching TV to reading books or playing with Toys to reveal the impact on children’s development. The results, published in Human Communication Research, show that watching TV can lead to less interaction between parents and children, with a detrimental impact on literacy and language skills.