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Braingasm: How Porn "Shuts Down" Women's Brains

Braingasm: How Porn "Shuts Down" Women's Brains | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Most of the research that was conducted in terms of human sexual responses was conducted in men and findings were extrapolated to women.

 


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How do women and girls feel when they see sexualised or sporty images of female athletes?

How do women and girls feel when they see sexualised or sporty images of female athletes? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

The potentially harmful effect of ultra-thin models and air-brushed female celebrities on the body image and self-esteem of women is well-documented.

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For International Women's Day, Consider Ongoing Misogyny

For International Women's Day, Consider Ongoing Misogyny | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Sexism Alive and Well in 2012

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If It Looks Like a Compliment, and Sounds Like a Compliment…Is It Really a Compliment?

If It Looks Like a Compliment, and Sounds Like a Compliment…Is It Really a Compliment? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

At the end of the day, “good intent” is not a panacea. Benevolent sexism may very well seem like harmless flattery to many (or most) people, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t insidiously dangerous, with far-reaching consequences for men and women alike.

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'Women worse at math than men' explanation scientifically incorrect, MU researchers say | e! Science News

'Women worse at math than men' explanation scientifically incorrect, MU researchers say | e! Science News | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
A University of Missouri researcher and his colleague have conducted a review that casts doubt on the accuracy of a popular theory that attempted to explain why there are more men than women in top levels of mathematic fields.
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Poor sleep habits linked to increased risk of fibromyalgia in women

Poor sleep habits linked to increased risk of fibromyalgia in women | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Researchers from Norway have uncovered an association between sleep problems and increased risk of fibromyalgia in women.

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Women after sex | Brain Blogger

Women after sex | Brain Blogger | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

First there was mystery. Why do women want to cuddle and men want to hit the road (after sex), then there was brain scanning and evolutionary psychology, and the mystery was no more

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The Pill May Dampen Women’s Sexuality, But Increases Relationship Strength

The Pill May Dampen Women’s Sexuality, But Increases Relationship Strength | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
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4 Stress Types & Their Impact on High-Achieving Women

4 Stress Types & Their Impact on High-Achieving Women | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

How does your stress type impact the way you live and work?

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Public Changing Rooms Can Cause Body Anxieties For Women

Public Changing Rooms Can Cause Body Anxieties For Women | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Sweating in the gym, surrounded by others, pounding to the beat in group exercise class has become the norm for many women.
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Traditional 'Sexist' Beliefs Keep Women from Combat, Scientists Say - Yahoo! News

Traditional 'Sexist' Beliefs Keep Women from Combat, Scientists Say - Yahoo! News | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Rick Santorum's opposition to women in direct combat may help reveal the reasons women haven't been allowed on the front lines. The belief, however, contains more myth than science, say sociologists and others who study women in the military.

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Women Copy Each Others' Eating Patterns

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When two women are eating together, one is more likely to put food in her mouth when the other one is doing so too - while one's food-filled fork is coming towards her mouth, the other one is more likely to do the same within five seconds

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Caffeine consumption linked to estrogen changes

Caffeine consumption linked to estrogen changes | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Asian women who consumed an average of 200 milligrams or more of caffeine a day—the equivalent of roughly two cups of coffee—had elevated estrogen levels when compared to women who consumed less.
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Researchers find confidence is key to women’s spatial skills

Researchers find confidence is key to women’s spatial skills | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Boosting a woman’s confidence makes her better at spatial tasks, University of Warwick scientists have found, suggesting skills such as parking and map-reading could come more easily if a woman is feeling good about herself.
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New Study Finds Bisexual Women, More Likely Than Bisexual Men, To Be Depressed And Abuse Alcohol

New Study Finds Bisexual Women, More Likely Than Bisexual Men, To Be Depressed And Abuse Alcohol | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Bisexual women are more likely than their male counterparts to suffer from depression and stress and to binge-drink

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Why Chinese Women Have Better Hips Compared to White Women

Why Chinese Women Have Better Hips Compared to White Women | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

The results of a study published in this month's issue of "Arthritis & Rheumatism" examined the hips of 200 female participants without OA in China and in the United States, looking specifically at abnormalities of hip formation and impingement, and comparing the x-ray data derived from these hips...

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Women in prison: An issue of blaming the individual for social problems

Women in prison: An issue of blaming the individual for social problems | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Researchers have long claimed that physical abuse and marginalization lead to criminal activity; however, women in prison are taught to overlook socioeconomic issues and blame only themselves for their behavior, according to the new study.
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