Reading The Opposite Sex

Reading The Opposite Sex

The signals we send to others are not necessaily the signals received. Add sex to the mix and you multiply the opportunities for miscommuncation. Since many messages that traverse the gender divide get misconstrued, you've got to wonder: Can men and women ever speak the same language?

The Sound of a Cheater

By Stephanie Sarkis Ph.D.
Does voice pitch give cheaters away?

Are Fertile Women More Attractive?

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
Subtle signals reveal when a woman may conceive.

A Guys Guide to a Sexual Relationship in 6 Disappointing Parts

By Slash Coleman M.A.Ed.
From First Time Sex to Break Up Sex

Don't Be Seduced! Six Crucial Warning Signs

By Caroline J. Simon Ph.D.
Seduction seeks sex whether or not it harms the seduced.

Words as living organisms

By Susan L. Smalley Ph.D.
How quickly words can offend.

The Beauty Factor

By Sarah Estes
New study sheds light on the dating game.

One Seducer's Awakening

By Caroline J. Simon Ph.D.
Sometimes seducers can be jarred into self-knowledge and compassion.

Are You Falling in Love with a Sociopath?

By J. R. Bruns M.D.
Danger ahead!

When Is a Smile Not a Smile?

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
Not every smile means "yes."

Seven Ways to Say “No” and Keep Good Relations

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Set your boundaries without feeling guilty.

Flirtation, Ambiguity and Suspense

By Caroline J. Simon Ph.D.
The ambiguity inherent in flirtation is both useful and risky.

What Went Wrong? How Men and Women Differ in their Decision-Making Glitches

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Is it bias, negative stereotyping or reality to observe these gender differences

Hot Tips for Relationship Success, Part 2: The Owl and the Crocodile

By Ravi Chandra M.D.
The Owl and the Crocodile: Hot tips for relationship success

Is the Male Sex Drive the Cause of Wars?

By Mark van Vugt Ph.D.
Why men are biologically programmed to be warriors

Why Don't Women Ask Men Out on First Dates?

By Michael Mills Ph.D.
Despite greater equality, women still don't ask. Why?

How is sexual stereotyping affecting your relationship?

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
We like to think we've moved past gender bias. That may be wishful thinking.

Do You Mate Like a Cavewoman?

By Donna Barstow
A cartoon on how to use paleontology to dump a guy.

Why Most "Sex Differences Experts" Actually Arn't.

By Michael Mills Ph.D.
What Sex Differences "Experts" Need to Know

How to Make Her Excited on Valentine's Day

By Donna Barstow
A cartoon about how to give her what she secretly wants most.

Love and Sex

By Jennifer Hamady
Give up control, and love and great sex become possible.

When Are Women Into Casual Sex?

By Bjarne Holmes Ph.D.
Women and casual sex, the latest research.

2 Virtues Enhance Falling in Love Forever

By Rita Watson MPH
The concept of love thrives with respect and loyalty.

Do You Know a Serial Killer?

By Katherine Ramsland Ph.D.
Predators can be closer than you think.

What’s Your Love Language?

By Marilyn Wedge Ph.D.
What makes each of you feel especially loved?

Sex Wars: How Do Women and Men REALLY Feel About Each Other?

By Stephen A Diamond Ph.D.
Why we fear the "other."

Are Man & Woman Equals In Nonverbal Communication?

By Jeff Thompson, Ph.D.
Men, women and nonverbal communication research—informative and fun!

Are Men Romantic?

By Nancy Kalish Ph.D.
Rekindled romance research suggests that men have been misunderstood.

Men and Women as Friends – When One is Gay or Lesbian

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
These male-female friends see one another as family