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“Policy makers who promote new normality made of reduced mobility, face masks and other behavioural changes, should, therefore, design a gender-differentiated communication if they want to increase the compliance of men.”(Unsplash)

Covid: Women are less likely to put themselves in danger

Washington [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2020 01:19 PM IST
The increased adherence of women to Coronavirus policies may be one of the reasons for the lower vulnerability and mortality that they experienced.
Brazil's football players Marta and Marcelo.(AP)
Brazil's football players Marta and Marcelo.(AP)

Brazil announces equal pay for men’s and women’s national teams

Brasilia | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2020 02:31 PM IST
The CBF said that it had also appointed two women’s soccer coordinators, Duda Luizelli and Aline Pellegrino.
Men care about ‘likeability’ in interactions with opposite sex.(Unsplash)
Men care about ‘likeability’ in interactions with opposite sex.(Unsplash)

Men care about ‘likeability’ in interactions with opposite sex

New York | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2020 11:31 AM IST
While for women, likeability is an influential factor in all interactions, men care for it only in interactions with the opposite sex, suggests new research.
There are no gender differences in math ability, according to a study that examined the brain development of young boys and girls.(Unsplash)
There are no gender differences in math ability, according to a study that examined the brain development of young boys and girls.(Unsplash)

Are girls better at math than boys? This study reveals the truth

Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2019 10:29 AM IST
There are no gender differences in math ability, according to a study that examined the brain development of young boys and girls.
Parental alienation ruin families, says study.(Unsplash)
Parental alienation ruin families, says study.(Unsplash)

Parental alienation ruin families, says study

Washington D.C. | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 05:41 AM IST
When a parent makes attempts to damage a child’s relationship with another parent it is called parental alienation, which leads to rejection of a parent by a child later.
The analysis also showed that older users used their phone less frequently than younger users.(Unsplash)
The analysis also showed that older users used their phone less frequently than younger users.(Unsplash)

The way you lock your phone can reveal your age

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2019 11:06 AM IST
As they age, men are much more likely to rely on auto locks, as opposed to manually locking their devices, compared to women.
Our current school curriculum is purely academic in nature and assumes that all those who complete the compulsory stage of elementary education will continue on to secondary and then to higher education.(Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times)
Our current school curriculum is purely academic in nature and assumes that all those who complete the compulsory stage of elementary education will continue on to secondary and then to higher education.(Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times)

The education system, as it stands today, doesn’t make the grade

By Rukmini Banerji
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2019 10:41 AM IST
Whether to participate in PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) or not is the least of India’s problems. India’s young need to move beyond basics.
Sometimes the simplest things - like reaching out to a loved one - can have the most profound impact.(Unsplash)
Sometimes the simplest things - like reaching out to a loved one - can have the most profound impact.(Unsplash)

Women with more social support live longer

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, Washington
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2019 06:10 PM IST
Even after accounting for factors such as income, race, and education that could have influenced the results, the researchers still found that women in this age range who reported lower levels of social support had a higher death rate during the 10 plus years of the study.
The research team further found that while oxytocin acting within the ‘reward circuit’ in the brain is essential for the rewarding properties of social interaction in both males and females, females are more sensitive to the actions of oxytocin than males.(Shutterstock)
The research team further found that while oxytocin acting within the ‘reward circuit’ in the brain is essential for the rewarding properties of social interaction in both males and females, females are more sensitive to the actions of oxytocin than males.(Shutterstock)

Women find social interactions more rewarding than men

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2019 01:34 PM IST
The study also found that females are more sensitive to the rewarding actions of oxytocin (OT) than males.
Male legislators are about three times as likely as female legislators to have criminal charges pending against them when they stand for election(PTI)
Male legislators are about three times as likely as female legislators to have criminal charges pending against them when they stand for election(PTI)

The feminisation of Indian politics is an exciting phenomenon of our time

By Sonia Bhalotra
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2019 07:14 AM IST
Women legislators in India raise economic performance in their constituencies by about 1.8 percentage points per year more than male legislators. When average growth is 7%, this implies that the growth premium associated with female legislators is about 25%
Women are more likely to experience longer and more intense migraine attacks and report more migraine-associated symptoms.(Unsplash)
Women are more likely to experience longer and more intense migraine attacks and report more migraine-associated symptoms.(Unsplash)

Migraines are three times more common for women, here’s why

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2018 10:34 AM IST
Women in the age group of 30 to 39 tend to have migraine due to a greater prevalence of estrogen and other sex hormones, says a new study.
Personality is influenced by both genetics and environment.(Shutterstock)
Personality is influenced by both genetics and environment.(Shutterstock)

Do we change over our lifespan, here’s what science has to say

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2018 12:37 PM IST
Are we the same people we were 10 years ago and will be remain the same 50 years from now? Latest research throws up some answers.
Characterised by repetitive behaviour such as counting ties, paper clips or handkerchiefs, OCD can significantly interfere with a person’s daily activities, studies and work.(iStock photo)
Characterised by repetitive behaviour such as counting ties, paper clips or handkerchiefs, OCD can significantly interfere with a person’s daily activities, studies and work.(iStock photo)

Men check things repeatedly, women hoard, finds study on OCD

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2018 12:17 PM IST
Characterised by repetitive behaviour such as hand washing, checking on things or cleaning, OCD can significantly interfere with a person’s daily activities, studies and work.
Do you agree that men have more sexual partners than women?(Shutterstock)
Do you agree that men have more sexual partners than women?(Shutterstock)

Men have more sexual partners than women in a lifetime, says this study

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 27, 2018 03:59 PM IST
The disparity between the number of sexual partners reported by men and women can largely be explained by a tendency among men to report extreme numbers of partners, and to estimate rather than count their lifetime total, a new study reveals.
Is your teenager finding it difficult to keep up with school work?(Shutterstock)
Is your teenager finding it difficult to keep up with school work?(Shutterstock)

Your teenager missing school work often? Blame it on her snoozing habits

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2018 01:31 PM IST
Study results showed that teenage girls reported more difficulties staying awake during class in the morning, during class in the afternoon, and during homework hours than boys. They also reported feeling too tired to do activities with their friends, missing school because of being too tired.
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