Study: Words can deceive, but tone of voice cannot

A new computer algorithm can predict whether you and your spouse will have an improved or worsened relationship based on the tone of voice that you use when speaking to each other with nearly 79 percent accuracy.

Domestic violence increase during natural disasters

Thirty percent of women experience domestic violence in various circumstances but the rate increases during natural disasters such as bushfires, floods, and cyclones while community attention is focused on recovery and reconstruction.

Most couples are less satisfied when the woman earns more

Women are now the main earners in about one in four Australian households. This increase in female "breadwinner" households challenges traditional expectations of men and women and their roles in family life.

Rates of social isolation vary by rurality and demographics

Social isolation and loneliness are increasingly being recognized as urgent public health threats, with risks to health and mortality as serious as those from obesity or smoking. Some researchers have cautioned that rural ...

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