The University of Bristol study identified these as the three most influential factors when teenagers choose their friends, while income and parents occupational class proved to be insignificant.
The mutual-friends feature on social networks such as Facebook, which displays users' shared friendships, might not be so "friendly."
(Phys.org)—A Royal Veterinary College study has found that hens reared in commercial conditions do not form friendships and are not particular about who they spend time with.
A recent article, published in Annals of Leisure Research, 'Girlfriend getaways over the life course: change and continuity' by Gibson, Berdychevsky and Bell discusses the burgeoning trend of all-female holidays, the many ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Swinburne researchers have developed a scale that identifies four different types of personal blogging styles.
Young people mainly select their friends according to the image they have of another person, irrespective of whether the person concerned actually satisfies that image. Dutch researcher Maarten Selfhout has demonstrated that ...
(AP) -- Major video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc. is bringing its popular "The Sims" role-playing game to Facebook.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Study by Temple professor finds that college students use Facebook photos to portray an idealized college life.
A strong network of friends may be just as big a factor in acts of group violence as having a charismatic leader or a savvy battle plan, according to a new study.
When Martin Luther King, Jr., dreamed of the day racial tensions would fade away, he envisioned a world where real connections and friendships could emerge across racial lines. In a similar way, a new book edited by University ...