SAGE Journals: Your gateway to world-class journal research. Future - How East and West think in profoundly different ways. Psychological Reports. Part 1: Stability of same-sex parent relationships Importance of the issue Kurdek (2005) noted that “perhaps the most important ‘bottom-line’ question asked about gay and lesbian couples is whether their relationships last” (p. 252).
Parental stability is an important issue because “children whose parents have divorced or separated show poorer psychological adjustment than children whose fathers have died …” (MacCallum & Golombok, 2004, p. 1407). Research has consistently found adverse effects for some children from the divorce of their parents (Amato, 2000, 2001, 2010; Amato & Anthony, 2014; Amato & Cheadle, 2005; Sun & Li, 2009), as noted by Dundas and Kaufman (2000) who stated that “children will suffer from family disruptions” (p. 67). Julius presents at the London Conference on Intelligence 2016.
Sexuality and Gender The New Atlantis 8 19 2016. Sexual orientation and gender identity: what does the science say? Washington D.C., Aug 27, 2016 / 07:09 am (CNA/EWTN News).- For most young people who experience feelings of gender dysphoria, the experience is in fact temporary, and a non-heterosexual orientation is not as fixed as sometimes claimed, a new overview of the relevant research says.
“Only a minority of children who experience cross-gender identification will continue to do so into adolescence or adulthood,” said the report, published in The New Atlantis Journal. As many as 80 percent of men who reported same-sex attraction as adolescents no longer do so as adults. There were “similar but less striking” results for women. The idea of innate sexual orientation is “not supported by scientific evidence,” the report said.
Titled “Sexuality and Gender: Findings from the Biological, Psychological, and Social Sciences,” the report reviews various research studies to examine claims about sexuality and gender. The Science Of Porn – What Happens To Your Brain, Body, & Relationships. Here are some startling statistics compiled from a variety of academic and popular sources.
I am sure you have heard how much money porn makes, how much there is, etc. But, what many don’t see as much is the impact porn is having on individuals and society. Here are some stats I have found (links give sources). Number 50 ~ Fall 2016. Editor’s Note: Questions related to sexuality and gender bear on some of the most intimate and personal aspects of human life.
In recent years they have also vexed American politics. We offer this report — written by Dr. Lawrence S. Mayer, an epidemiologist trained in psychiatry, and Dr. Paul R. Front Matter. St Petersburg calling: The Gottfredson Bell Curve. If, despite her having made so may contributions to intelligence research, Linda Gottfredson had to be remembered for only one thing, I think it would be for her exposition of the meaning of intelligence in everyday life.
Whereas most previous researchers talked about the abstract concept of intellectual power, and gave examples only in terms of academic qualifications, Linda looked at the practical impacts of ability on trainability and the successful completion of everyday tasks. Even among my clinical psychology colleagues, most of whom who had done lots of intelligence testing, her papers were received with enthusiasm and some amazement. Regret Isn’t Rare: The Dangerous Lie of Sex Change Surgery’s Success. Stop enabling the delusion.
We have been told sex reassignment surgery is successful. The advocates say that regret is rare, and that 98 percent of surgeries are successful. While that figure might be true for surgical complications, before we accept a narrative of surgical success we should consider the evidence. How Easily Distracted Are You? The conversation happening across the room, the alarmingly aggressive typing habits of a nearby colleague, the siren wailing past your office window: oh, for the ability to tune out distractions like these in order to focus 100 percent of your cognitive powers on the task in front of you.
The syndemic of AIDS and STDS among MSM. Fatal Flaws in that Religion and Generosity Study. Learn the Six Key Principles of Persuasion with This Video. Deutschland über alles, dann unter allen? Some Rules of Language are Wired in the Brain. Here’s a test.
Without looking them up on Google, try to guess the meanings of the foreign antonyms tobi and kekere. They are words in Yoruba, a widely spoken West African language that has its roots in the Old Stone Age. The words are equivalent to the English antonyms big, small. Have criminologists tampered with the crime scene? Does culture cultivate, or do you need a good plough? The search for culture-free or culture-fair tests has proved endless, because “culture” can be used so broadly as to encompass virtually anything a human does.
People live in society, and societies transmit the habits of previous generations. Social psychology textbooks ignore all modern criticisms of Milgram's "obedience experiments" Some classic psychology experiments, known and discussed far beyond the discipline, have become modern-day myths.
1-s2.0-S016028961500077X-main.pdf. Their IQ measure to have the greatest involvement in criminal offending. This finding documents a slightly nonlinear association, as a purely linear association would have shown the greatest proportion of offenders to re- side within the lowest IQ category. A more recent analysis by Mears and Cochran (2013) revealed a clearly curvilinear association in which offending rates were the lowest among individuals within the highest.
Young children don't categorise mixed-race people the same way adults do. Migrant competence. Europe is experiencing enormous inflows of people from Africa and the Middle East, and in the midst of conflicting rhetoric, of strong emotions and of a European leadership broadly in favour of taking more migrants (and sometimes competing to do so) one meme keeps surfacing: that European Jews are the appropriate exemplars of migrant competence and achievements. European history in the 20th Century shows why present-day governments feel profound shame at their predecessors having spurned European Jews fleeing Nazi Germany. How Working Moms Can Make the Most of Their Time. Racial brain differences. How to Help Those Who Don't Identify with their Sex. How a New Father's Brain Changes. The birth of a child leaves its mark on the brain.
Most investigations of these changes have focused on mothers, but scientists have recently begun looking more closely at fathers. Neural circuits that support parental behaviors appear more robust in moms a few weeks after the baby is born, whereas in dads the growth can take several months. A study in Social Neuroscience analyzed 16 dads several weeks after their baby's birth and again a few months later. At each check, the researchers administered a multiple-choice test to check for signs of depression and used MRI to image the brain.
Compared with the earlier scans, MRI at three to four months postpartum showed growth in the hypothalamus, amygdala and other regions that regulate emotion, motivation and decision making. A 2014 behavioral study of expectant fathers showed that midpregnancy ultrasound imaging was a “magic moment” in the dads' emerging connection with their baby. The Importance of Fathers (According to Science) Is it worth giving children pre-school education? Twelve Rude Revelations About Sex. 'The Demise of Guys': How video games and porn are ruining a generation. The Wrong Body Language. Never look away from your audience. The Single Most Effective Method for Influencing People Fast. Raging Against Self Defense: A Psychiatrist Examines The Anti-Gun Mentality. The Scary Side of Sitting. YANSS Podcast 033 – The psychology of forming, keeping, and sometimes changing our beliefs. The Glass Floor and Frosted Glass Statistics.
Intelligence, crime and getting caught. CBT is becoming less effective, like everything else « Mind Hacks. THE HAPPINESS INDUSTRY by William Davies. Beautiful Minds, Scientific American B.