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How to find and maintain a love life by applying psychology research.
Brian Collisson Ph.D. on November 14, 2022
Around 45 percent of online daters are frustrated. Here’s what to know about online dating and rejection to improve your experience.
Brian Collisson Ph.D. on October 12, 2022
Of the 300 psychology-related careers available, psychology majors are largely unaware of many outside of counseling. Here are their top 20 blind spots.
Brian Collisson Ph.D. on October 11, 2022
Did certain personality traits and attachment styles make people more or less likely to form new romantic relationships during COVID?
Brian Collisson Ph.D. on October 7, 2022
Twenty-five percent of U.S. marriages involve interfaith couples. Early research reveals the unique challenges they face.
Brian Collisson Ph.D. on October 3, 2022
For anyone who’s asked, “What do they see in them that they don’t see in me?” Study reveals what people look in for a friend vs. a casual sex, dating, or marriage partner
Brian Collisson Ph.D. on September 22, 2022
Reappraising conflict from a third-party perspective may preserve happiness.
Brian Collisson Ph.D. on September 13, 2022
You’ve forgiven your partner but can your friends or family? One study reveals why it’s harder for others to forgive someone who has wronged you than it is for you.
Brian Collisson Ph.D. on August 31, 2022
If social connection is so important, what do our bodies do automatically to improve our odds?
Brian Collisson Ph.D. on August 30, 2022
What do the phones of lonely people reveal about the rate and duration of their social interactions?
Brian Collisson Ph.D. on August 29, 2022
Theoretically, what makes people attracted to one another? Four ideas could explain why some couples hit it off and others don’t.
Brian Collisson Ph.D. on June 22, 2022
People with Machiavellian personalities can be cunning manipulators who exploit others by lying about their dating and sexual motives.
Brian Collisson Ph.D. on June 15, 2022
What are you looking for in a romantic partner? Knowing the seven relationship dealbreakers and who is most impacted by them may be more important to dating success.
Brian Collisson Ph.D. on June 11, 2022
Why do romantic overtures so often go unnoticed? Research explains why people who fear rejection miss the mark when making the first move and why men and women differ.
Brian Collisson Ph.D. on June 10, 2022
Should you date someone who is similar or your opposite? Studies have repeatedly questioned this contradictory dating advice. Their answer is overwhelmingly clear.
Brian Collisson Ph.D. on June 2, 2022
New research explains why some couples feel bored and what they can do to regain their passion.
Brian Collisson Ph.D. on June 1, 2022
Recent studies show how disapproval from friends and family may harm a romantic relationship—and who is most likely to be a threat to couples.
Brian Collisson Ph.D. on May 26, 2022
For some people, pursuing someone who is already in a romantic relationship is a nonstarter. But research suggests this may not be the case for everyone.
Brian Collisson Ph.D. on May 25, 2022
Much like suspects on the show "Criminal Minds," your date may leave traces of evidence throughout their life that reveals their true personality—if you know what to look for.