Psychology of Women

Women are more likely to express their feelings through emoticons in text messages than their male counterparts.
Women who kill their abusive partners are more likely to be perceived as guilty if they are deemed attractive.
Females tend to react more to negative news than their male counterparts.
Women are deciding to have children later in life because they are spending more time in education.
According to an influential and controversial theory, autism is the manifestation of an 'Extreme Male Brain'.
Women who return to work shortly after having children experience better mental and physical health in terms of mobility and energy at age 40 than their stay-at-home counterparts.
A leading British psychologist has advised caution over the news that a gene that predicts happiness in females has been identified.
A television show is to look at reasons why women rarely reach the top in the business world. BBC Two's Hilary Devey's Women at the Top sees Coventry University Professor and Chartered Psychologist, Rosalind Searle offering her thoughts on the subject.
It is not a selfish act for women to give birth later in life, it has been argued. Psychology reseracher Kirsty Budds noted it is not necessarily a l
Mothers who have full-time jobs play with their kids less than those who stay at home or are unemployed.
A study investigating addiction to binge drinking and joblessness has revealed an association between women who imbibe heavily and unemployment.
Psychological distress in female students is becoming an issue of increasing concern, new research has suggested.
Heterosexual relationships between a macho male and breadwinner female are not necessarily happy unions, as it has been revealed a woman's high salary might put an emotional strain on an alpha male partner.
Women are not being taken seriously when working in hedge funds, new research has suggested.
Men and women are using the internet for different reasons, a new study has found.
Sports that stretch across a full season appeal to women less than the Olympics, new research suggests.
The Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society’s Psychology of Women Sec
Nominations are open for the Society’s 2012 Award for Equality of Opportunity.
Labour can last a lot longer for women with a fear of childbirth than those who are not afraid of the prospect.
Reading and writing blogs can help relieve stress in new mothers, new research has suggested.
Overtly feminine science role models can backfire, according to a new study, as they may actually put off girls who have little existing interest in science and maths subjects.
There is a common misconception that young girls cannot physically compete with their male counterparts in sports, it has been suggested.
Whenever a major televised football tournament takes place, there are suggestions in the media that it may lead to an increase in domestic violence.
Perceptions of fatness in women’s faces correlate with their Body Mass Index (BMI), measures of their physical and reproductive health, and measures of their psychological functioning, research published in our
A House of Commons early day motion has been tabled calling for better support for mothers at risk of perinatal depression. It was put down by Annette Brooke, Liberal Democrat MP for Mid Dorset and North Poole.
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