I am head over heels in love but my cynical friends keep telling me that love is nothing but a cocktail of pheromones, dopamine and oxytocin, and that these wear off after a couple of years. The thought scares me, it makes the whole thing seem meaningless. Is love really just brain chemistry? Jo, London… Read more

There is no shortage of research on what helps create, support and maintain a healthy intimate relationship, and how the individuals involved perceive them. A new study, led by Ursula Athenstaedt from the University of Graz, takes a different crack at the subject. The study[1] investigates how people look back on their former relationships subsequent… Read more

Recent headlines can make it seem like big data is taking over the world. The term is still evolving, but it basically refers to large amounts of information that are difficult to process in traditional ways. While the concept is usually discussed in business settings, it can be applied to any aspects of your life… Read more

People are hardwired to fall out of love and move on to new romantic relationships, a Saint Louis University research review article says. According to Brian Boutwell, Ph.D., associate professor of criminology and criminal justice and associate professor of epidemiology at Saint Louis University: “Our review of the literature suggests we have a mechanism in… Read more