News tagged with social relationships

When Mom Dates, Dad Stops Visiting His Kids

New research from the Journal of Marriage and Family shows that children born outside of marriage are less likely to be visited by their father when the mother is involved in a new romantic relationship. Many children born out ...

Aug 03, 2009
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Takeo Doi, scholar on Japanese psyche, dies

(AP) -- Takeo Doi, a scholar who wrote that the Japanese psyche thrived on a love-hungry dependence on authority figures, has died, his family said Monday. He was 89.

Jul 06, 2009
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Hearing, voice problems worsen seniors' communication skills

Hearing and vocal problems go hand-in-hand among the elderly more frequently than previously thought, according to researchers at Duke University Medical Center. Together, they pack a devastating double punch on communication ...

May 31, 2009
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Half of your friends lost in seven years

Had a good chat with someone recently? Has a good friend just helped you to do up your home? Then you will be lucky if that person still does that in seven years time. Sociologist Gerald Mollenhorst investigated how the context ...

May 28, 2009
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