Tag Archives: Love

Love: From Qualities to the Person

Imagine a set list of qualities that you want in a potential intimate partner.  Most of these qualities, I would imagine, would include intelligence, good sense of humor, attractiveness, kind, loyal, respectful, and so on. This list can be as … Continue reading

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Dealbreakers and Gamechangers

Quite some time ago, I went to a dance club. At some point, I got off the dance floor and took a break and sat on some couches.  These couches just happened to be near the ladies’ room. There were … Continue reading

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The Glass Slipper Effect and Gender Roles

In a recent article, authors Laurie A. Rudman and Jessica B. Heppen introduce a new concept called the “Glass Slipper Effect.”  This is how the authors describe it: Romantic fairy tales… can be summed up as, “Once upon a time, … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Sept. 21, 2015)

Economics A plea for a welfare state because according to the latest studies, it increases overall happiness. Thomas Aquinas: Ethics and Anti-capitalism Emotions Acting happy when you’re not feeling it, particularly known in some jobs, can actually be detrimental to … Continue reading

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Aziz Ansari, Helen Fisher, and others Discuss Romantic Love in Modern Times

Last June, comedian Aziz Ansari and sociologist Eric Klinenberg wrote a book together called Modern Romance.  The book discusses how technology has rapidly changed the way we view love and relationships such as breaking up over texts, emojis as ways of (mis)expressing … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Apr. 20, 2015)

Aesthetics Every noise ever! Economics The Ontology of Money Education Studies show that to retain what you just studied, go to the gym right after studying. Alice Dreger sat in her son’s sex-ed class in high school.  This is what … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Feb. 23, 2015)

Gender Are you a slut? History The original Monopoly game was made to condemn monopolies. Love Some interesting facts about love from the latest research.  Good thing a philosopher has taken the time to investigate this stuff. I mentioned before … Continue reading

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Triggering to Fall in Love

Is it possible to fall in love with someone by going through a sequence of activities by asking questions and then stare at each other in the eyes for four minutes?  Sounds implausible right?  In an article titled, “To Fall … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (May 18, 2014)

Children Preschoolers are usually better than college students at figuring out the technological gizmos because they’re less biased wen it comes to the cause and effect relationship of the technology. Studies show the the eldest sister gets a higher edge when it … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (April 22, 2014)

Children Are we overprotecting our kids?  From the article itself: I used to puzzle over a particular statistic that routinely comes up in articles about time use: even though women work vastly more hours now than they did in the … Continue reading

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