Flirtation in Focus

Flirtation in Focus

From teasing and winking to coquettish smiles and sexy banter, flirting may seem like all fun and games. But there are reasons why we do it, how we do it, and who we do it with.

10 Ways to Feel Closer to Loved Ones

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
We can all use a reminder, in words and deeds, that someone cares.

Hooking Up Smart — and Nasty

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Are single women really deluded, embittered rodents?

Why Do Men Use Silly Pickup Lines?

By Stephanie Sarkis Ph.D.
Those cheesy pickup lines work - sort of.

He Said That? How Men Speak to Mating Women

By Vinita Mehta Ph.D., Ed.M.
Men adjust their language patterns when talking to ovulating women.

The 4 Components of Sex Appeal

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
Physical beauty is only one of 4 elements of attractiveness. Here are 3 others.

Online Dating May Lead to Love, But Has Its Perils Too

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Tips for safer and savvier searching for love online.

They Call That Dancing?!

By Eileen Kennedy-Moore Ph.D.
Can grinding at high school dances be stopped?

Beauty Is More Than Skin Deep: The Different Types of Attractiveness

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
Which type(s) of attractiveness do you possess?

Bisexuality -- out of the closet at last?

By Stephen Snyder M.D.
We understand less about the foundations of sexual identity than we think.

Do You Two Mesh? The 1 Min. Intimacy Compatibility Test

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
If your priorities don't match, you may have some work to do.

Sometimes an Oil Change Is Love Poetry

By Shawn T. Smith Psy.D.
From my new book, the second of five things you might not know about men

Why Am I Still Single? A Quiz

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Would more flirting help? And what more can I do?

13 Signs Your Online Friendship is Turning Sexy

By Andrea Bonior Ph.D.
When exes, friends, or colleagues enter the danger zone.

The Neuroscience of War

By Eric Leuthardt M.D.
Why we avoid personal conflict, but go to war.

What Causes Materialism in America?

By Ryan T. Howell Ph.D.
The geography of consumption.

Sex Research Takes a Strange Turn

By Stephen Snyder M.D.
Sex orientation isn't only about what attracts us; what repels us also matters.

Couples’ Rules for Flirting

By Michael Karson Ph.D., J.D.
How to set rules before jealousy threatens your relationship.

Being Great in Bed Part 2: What He Says

By Billi Gordon Ph.D.
What men around the world say about women and sex.

Sex Research Takes a Strange Turn

By Stephen Snyder M.D.
Sex orientation isn't only about what attracts us; what repels us also matters.

The Search for Love and Mr. or Ms. Right

By Billi Gordon Ph.D.
The hunt, the kill, and the mourning after

Superman's True Disguise: The Power of Social Invisibility

By Travis Langley Ph.D.
Clark Kent's creators dreamed about what it would take to stop feeling ignored.