Manspreading deservedly continues to earn a bad rep among the masses, particularly subway riders, but a new study suggests that it’s actually appealing. Word?
Over the years, studies have shown music listened to during pregnancy may have a positive effect on babies after they are born. Some believe that auditory fetal learning can later help with a child’s memory skills and brain development. A recent study from Barcelona gynecology clinic Institut Marquès has found that…
Warning: if you’re someone who uses a period at the end of a sentence in a text, the person on the receiving end might think you’re full of bullshit, according to a new study. Researchers at Binghamton University found that text messages ending with a period are perceived to be less sincere compared to messages that…
Scientists are always studying coffee—it’s a hot topic, you could say. After scaring certain milk-free coffee drinkers into thinking they could possibly be psychopaths, the guys in the white lab coats are back with a different and more agreeable coffee conclusion: the more you drink, the longer you’ll live.
He’s great, but he has no ambition. She’s wonderful, but she’s not very witty. New research says in choosing partners, we tend to weigh the negative far more than the positive. This sounds like kind of a bummer—but is it?
If you’re one of Jezebel’s resident #teens, do not skip gym class today, no matter how boring and stupid kickball seems.
Nelson Muntz. Nellie Oleson. The blond dude from Karate Kid. Is this a list of bullies...or a list of mega hot babes?
A study published in the BMJ on Thursday found that wealthy, educated, high-functioning baby boomers aren’t so far behind college students when it comes to drinking their faces off.
Surprise! We’ll never stop talking about dadbod, the year’s most irritating word, because dadbod has been recognized by science. A Northwestern University study published this week in the American Journal of Men’s Health has concluded that “men gain weight after they become fathers for the first time whether or not…
A new study followed more than 600 women who had abortions over a three-year period to determine whether they regretted terminating their pregnancies. The authors found no evidence of the “post-abortion trauma syndrome” touted by anti-abortion activists, writing that the “overwhelming majority” of women—95…
A sweeping study of 10,226 people from nine countries found that married people have a higher Body Mass Index (BMI) than their single counterparts. Oh no, better go get a divorce before it’s too late!
A new poll done by the Washington Post and Kaiser Family Foundation backs the oft-quoted—and lately, often disputed—Justice Department statistic that one in five college women are sexually assaulted. The poll surveyed 1,000 people who attended college in the last four years and found that twenty percent said they were…
Have you ever been rejected by a god among men, so you just surveyed the scene and grabbed the next average dude in sight? No? Me either. Luckily, almighty science has finally gotten around to debunking this popular “rebound” wet dream of regular dudes everywhere that I’m pretty sure was never real in the first place,…
Well, hold on to your...ugh, whatever. New research reveals that 30% of Tinder users are married, not single, as they are expected to be if they’re surfing a dating site. But you already knew that.
Researchers tested samples of online-purchased breast milk for a study that was published in Pediatrics this week. The results: 10% of the samples contained cow’s milk.
A new study has found that women in abusive relationships are less likely to use birth control. When they do use contraception, abused women choose more discreet methods — IUDs, injections, or even sterilization — that they don’t have to disclose, and that their partners are unable to refuse, deny to them or sabotage.
Anyone can misread a friendly conversation as romantic interest, but apparently straight men are far more likely to do this than straight women. Is it basic sexism, or evolutionary psychology? Those are the two dominant theories. You tell me what you think.
In what's likely some unsurprising news, a study released Friday by the Director's Guild of America found that white men are still overwhelmingly hired for entry-level directing jobs.