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Men and Women Travel Differently

If you're flying during the holiday season, this is something you should know. And it doesn't just apply to tourists: As more women travel for business, these differences are being noticed by both airlines and hotels. While men still outnumber women frequent fliers, it's getting close to half and half.

Men complain that women pack...
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Men, We'll Miss 'Em

You may not have noticed, but women are now on top. They're supporting their families during the recession, because they're more flexible--they're better at adapting to major changes in the economy and...
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A Place Where Women Rule

In a small state in India, women rule, with property, wealth and last names passing from mother to daughter, instead of from father to son. In reaction to this, instead of a feminist movement, there is a men's movement.

In BBC News, Timothy Allen quotes one of the...
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Why Men are So Impulsive

Addiction and impulsivity are genetically linked together in men. This gene has already been linked to smoking, alcoholism and obesity. One gene, called NRXN3, is causing men A LOT of problems!

In, Stephanie Pappas quotes psychologist Scott...
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Men, Keep Your Shirts On!

And there's no way to fool her--you'll reveal everything about yourself as soon as you start to dance. But first, your shirt: A new psychological study reveals that men who show skin are viewed as more sensitive, but less competent than those who are fully clothed. There's a similar...
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How Men are Weathering the Recession

The acute economic downturn that began in 2008 sometimes is called the "mancession" to reflect its harsher impact on men than women. As recently as last November, over 10% of adult men were unemployed as...
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What Turns Women On?

This is something that all single men yearn to know, as they practice the "lines" they'll use when they meet a new woman. But it turns out that it's not so much what you SAY that matters, but your tone of voice when you say it (and there's not much you can do about that).

Women are turned on by low male voices. In the same...
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How Fatherhood Changes Men

The (mostly) male hormone testosterone drops after a man becomes a parent, probably so that he will care for his infant, rather than try to kill him or push him out of the nest, as some other creatures do.
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Why Macho Men Have Bad Health

Whether they see themselves as tough or just self-reliant, men are less likely than women to seek routine, preventive medical care, like blood pressure and cholesterol screenings. Black men are even worse about this than whites--but for a DIFFERENT reason. This could be one of the reasons that women (in both races) tend to live longer than men....
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The Classroom Today

On Martin Luther King Day, we remember the hard task of integrating our society--starting with our schools. Now there's another reason why this is important: it turns out that the good grades that high schoolers earn aren't just good for making the honor roll--they also make them healthier as adults, too.

Studies have long shown that...
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Who Cheats?

And the surprising reason WHY - Sometimes what's going on in the world just doesn't make sense: Men are more likely to get hurt in the breakup of a romantic relationship, but they are also more likely to CAUSE the breakup, since they are more likely to cheat. But most of the time this happens under special conditions: The more...

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Dancing Tells All

UPDATE by a psychologist! - UPDATE--A reader writes: "Your article entitled 'Dancing Tells All' is wrong! I have found that women do not care about how a man dances, only that he does dance (to play along with the crowd, hence showing community participation). Anything beyond that, like 'smooth moves & such,' are poison to...

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Measuring Male Lust

Women know how to judge men, but how do men judge women? Men who are looking for short-term companionship are more interested in a woman's body than those looking for a long-term relationship, who focus on a woman's face. So gals, if you want to understand your latest date's motivation, pay attention to where he's looking.

When a large...

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Red Men

What could be as sexy as a lady in red? A gentleman in red!

Simply wearing the color red or being bordered by that color makes a man more attractive and sexually desirable to women, according to a series of studies. And women are unaware of this arousing effect.

Red's charm ultimately lies in its ability to make men appear more...

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Cheating Men

Nothing new - The nation's fascination with high-profile men who stray, like Tiger Woods, is nothing new. In light of the male propensity to have extramarital affairs, is it even worth getting married?

Psychologist Andrew Irwin-Smiler says, "As a culture, we have a perception that men just want sex and that all men are...

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Is there such a thing as MEN-opause? New research shows that both women AND men have biological clocks that start ticking when they reach their mid-30s. And was early man a mighty hunter? Turns out he was more of a sneaky scavenger.

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Why Men are Like Dogs

Men are like dogs. No, this is not a sexist statement, it's a scientific fact. Both men and male dogs lower their voices when they feel the need to dominate. Dogs growl at people and other dogs, and men do the same thing (at least when it comes to other men).

Ker Than writes in that a new study shows that the lower the...

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Men Have Men-opause

Men: Are you feeling moody? Having hot flashes? It turns out that one-third of men experience these menopausal symptoms, according to Swedish researchers. But there's good news: you no longer have to blame yourself for your beer belly, since it?s the fault of your genes.

Scientists believe a protein called CGRP is responsible for...

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Marriage Keeps Men Alive

Marriage is so important for men's health that single guys have more risk of dying than smokers. A study done in the U.K. finds that even when the effects of smoking, drinking, overeating and lack of exercise are taken into account, married men still have a much lower risk of death. The effect is less for women.

Professor Andrew Oswald...

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Modern Times for Men

Married men who spend time with their wives and kids have lower testosterone levels than bachelors. The discovery suggests that having less of the hormone could play a part in encouraging men to devote their energies to the family rather than looking for another partner.

In male birds from monogamous species, testosterone levels fall...

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A Drop of Sweat Drives Men Wild

A dab of artificial sweat can hugely increase your chances for romance, according to psychologist Norma McCoy and her student Lisa Pitino at San Francisco State University. They found that a commercial synthetic ?pheromone? tripled the sexual success of women.

In a study of 36 women, they found that sexual behavior with men was three...

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Men: We'll Miss 'Em, Part II

Sperm counts are falling dramatically across the industrialized world, and scientists are increasingly convinced that pollution is to blame. Studies around the world have shown that average sperm counts in men have dropped by more than half over the past 50 years.

The British Medical Research Council reports that the fertility of...

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Men May Go Extinct

Men are in danger of extinction because sperm banks, fertility treatments and human cloning may make them no longer necessary. Since men have historically started all major wars, the world would be a more peaceful place without them.

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