Posts Tagged: Department of Psychology

Partners willing to bend with relationship ‘dealbreakers’: study

March 24, 2022

New study reveals one romantic relationship problem may not be enough to call it quits but problems add up over time, eventually turning dealbenders into a dealbreaker.

Bell Let’s Talk: Western University experts available to speak on variety of mental health topics

January 24, 2022

On Jan. 26, Canada’s largest fundraising campaign for mental health awareness will spark conversations related to mental health issues across…

Research refutes bilingual advantage in children

September 22, 2021

Western neuroscientists show bilingual advantage in children is propped up by weak evidence and bias in the reporting of scientific findings.

Bias towards ‘being in a relationship’ is the norm for most: Western study

August 5, 2021

When making decisions about what to do with their romantic relationships, people are typically inclined to move relationships forward rather than end them, according to new study by Samantha Joel.

Sexual objectification leads to anxiety and fears of personal safety

October 8, 2020

Whether it’s an inappropriate comment in the workplace or a catcall from a passing car, sexual objectification of women can…

Machine learning predicts satisfaction in romantic relationships

July 27, 2020

The most reliable predictor of a relationship’s success is partners’ belief that the other person is fully committed, a Western…

International study finds consensual nonmonogamy can be ‘healthy’ relationship option

April 30, 2020

A new international study has found no evidence that consensual nonmonogamy (CNM) impacts life satisfaction or relationship quality with the…