Research

  • Life

    Why not following your dreams could end up being your life’s biggest regret

    It’s all to do with the gap between our ideal and actual selves, according to new research – but it is possible to avoid those regrets.

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    Moya Crockett
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  • Life

    Study reveals how pop culture encourages men to view women as ‘prey’

    “The implication of these findings is alarming.”

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    Moya Crockett
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  • Visible Women

    Scientist Madeline Lancaster is on a mission to understand how our brains really work

    The pioneering biologist talks growing brains in a lab and the problem with the ‘women in science’ question.

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    Moya Crockett
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  • Life

    Think you can always tell where a relationship is going? Wrong, says study

    New research suggests it’s almost impossible to predict whether a dating relationship will turn into something more serious at the outset.

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    Moya Crockett
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  • Careers

    Why don’t employers want to hire intelligent women?

    Women who achieve top marks at university have less success in job-hunting than those with average grades, according to new research.

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    Moya Crockett
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  • Life

    Women are dying in UK prisons – and it’s a feminist issue, says new report

    A review into deaths in women’s prisons says we should view them as “a form of violence against women”.

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    Moya Crockett
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  • Careers

    The ‘queen bee’ phenomenon is a myth, new research shows

    When women succeed in male-dominated setting, they don’t mistreat junior female colleagues.

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    Moya Crockett
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  • Life

    Women who have babies in this 10-year period earn less than their husbands

    Research suggests that women’s earnings aren’t damaged if they have babies, but when.

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    Moya Crockett
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  • Life

    How relationship happiness is affected by who does the washing up

    New research highlights how the division of domestic labour influences relationship quality.

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    Moya Crockett
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  • Happy Place

    5 scientifically proven ways to help you feel calmer

    From listening to nature sounds to smelling the clothing of a loved one, scientists have discovered several simple strategies for reducing stress.

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    Moya Crockett
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