Why is social media such a hard habit to break? The answer some international researchers came up with is a lot simpler than you might expect.
I have had to figure out how to be more confident in social situations. It hasn't been easy, but there are a few things I've learned.
For American women, a book club membership means more than just reading: It might offer them rewards in terms of dating and sex, too.
Research has found that people's friendship networks have shrunk over the last 35 years. So how do we, as adults, make new friends?
Just say no? It's not always so easy. But here are some simple things you can do to get out of the 'yes' habit.
If you're doing online dating, these tips from researchers will help you give your profile the best chance of being seen and remembered.
If the internet can be used to motivate people to exercise, what is its best role?
What's in a name? In the case of the usernames of video gamers, a lot!
Australian researchers have shown that oxytocin has social, emotional and behavioral benefits in young kids with autism.
A study of nearly a million tweets from over 10,000 Twitter users has found how Republicans and Democrats differ on social media.
Researchers have found yet more evidence that the widening gulf between rich and poor can be bad for your health and self-esteem.
When it comes to the art of persuasion, you can attract more followers if you turn conventional wisdom on its head and stress what you like, not what you d
Dogs, cats, guinea pigs and beyond -- no matter the kind of pet, researchers have found that animals can help ease stress for autistic kids.
Dating couples who double-date with friends may be more likely to have happy and satisfying romantic relationships.
These 20 photos show how many of us actually look when we're posting to social media or texting.
On Facebook, people may what's happening in their lives to the activities and accomplishments of their friends - and that could lead to depression.
If you want someone to open up to you, just make them laugh! It's one of the best ways to begin a friendship.
Too much screen time can be detrimental to tween girls, but there is a surprisingly straightforward alternative for healthier social development.
Online daters prefer profiles of potential love interests who are successful, humble and - most important of all - real.
A researcher has found that a friend's success trumps a celebrity spokesperson in in persuading others to lose weight.
Research shows that children with autism have stronger social skills when any kind of pet lives in the home.
When you spend an evening playing online games with family - Mom, Dad or Aunt Carmen - you are actually helping to strengthen family bonds.
We've all heard the stereotype: Women like to talk. We bounce ideas off each other about career moves and dinner plans. But do women talk more than men?
Gamers use good grammar? Strange as it might sound, that’s one the findings from studies of online gaming chat: gamers know how to express themselves.