A social scientist is always in a…position.Some would deem the position precarious, because those scientists ARE part of the world they study. Others would deem the position magical, because…those scientists ARE part of the world they study....more
October sees the start of a month long campaign to raise awareness for a condition called Rett Syndrome.Rett Syndrome is a debilitating disorder which most often strikes previously healthy little girls just after they have learned to walk and say a few words and begins to drag their development backwards.As the cascade of Rett symptoms descends, girls lose acquired skills, normal movement and speech. Girls are left unable to communicate or use their hands to hold, carry or manipulate objects....more
There past few weeks have brought us all kinds of interesting news and the love and sex front is no different. Here is a quick roundup of some interesting research and news stories about relationships and sexuality that crossed our radar.
With all the news of celebrity splits due to infidelity, is it really possible that monogamy is on the rise? According to a recent study of 6,864 straight and gay men and women published in the journal Family Process, the rate of monogamy has been rising since 1975.
Is a secret to personal power sitting right under your nose? It was mine. I grew up a negative, cynical kid, and it wasn’t until relative adulthood that I discovered the ability for simple joy to help me find my power in otherwise powerless situations – mostly, but not only, on the job....more
This month has brought us all kinds of interesting news and the sex front is no different. Here is a quick roundup of some interesting research and news stories about health and sexuality that crossed our radar.
Photos by Alex Barth and Nick McGlynn.