Psychology of Women

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.
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.
Images of attractive female bodies are viewed as objects by both men and women, new research has shown.
Women who have less pressure placed on their appearance tend to have a more positive body image, new research has suggested.
The memory of female and younger athletes is particularly affected by concussion.
Males and females have different ideas when it comes to reasons for starting up their own businesses, new research has found. Psychologists from the University of Cincinnati's Carl H Linder College of Business discovered that while men decide on such an undertaking for financial benefits, women view the approach as a way to bring environmental and social change.
An increasing number of highly educated women are choosing to have children when in their late 30s and 40s.
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. Could the increasing participation of women in professional sport prompt the media to p
One question people may be asking on Budget day is whether the British economy would perform better if there were more women on company boards.
Many women describe memory problems during the menopause - and new research has suggested these difficulties may be just as they seem.
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