Research

  • Careers

    Why you shouldn’t push yourself too hard at work

    New research suggests that doing lots of overtime isn’t good for you – or your career.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Life

    Why do people judge relationships where the man is much older than the woman?

    New research sheds light on the stigma faced by ‘May-December’ romances.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Opinion

    This is why you’re single, according to research

    Male researchers think they know why British women are single. They couldn’t be more wrong.

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
    Published
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    Money

    This is why you’re so bad at saving, according to neuroscience

    It’s not just a lack of self-control – new research suggests we’re hardwired to overlook the importance of saving.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Careers

    Why do women always volunteer for the jobs no one else wants at work?

    We’re more likely to put ourselves forward for undesirable tasks – and it could have damaging consequences.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • 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.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Life

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

    “The implication of these findings is alarming.”

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • 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.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • 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.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • 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.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published