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New research provides evidence that women tend to overestimate hostile sexism and underestimate benevolent sexism in romantic partners, whereas men tend to underestimate hostile sexism and overestimate benevolent sexism in men. Read more about this research from Nina...
New research provides evidence that men’s sexist attitudes are associated with relationship problems, which in turn undermines their partner’s satisfaction and commitment. Read more about this research from Emily Cross and Nickola Overall here on Psy Post.
A new study suggests that previous research may have overestimated the influence of self-esteem on changes in wellbeing following a breakup. Read more about this research from Emily Cross and Nickola Overall here on Psy Post.
Read this article from Psy Post to discover more about Nickola Overall's research investigating what exacerbated the risk of aggression within families during COVID-19 lockdowns.
What makes a healthy relationship? This feature from Medical News Today gives you an overview of what specialist studies have found. In particular, Nickola Overall discusses her latest research showing that calm, open, and constructive communication is essential when...
In a new research project, Auguste Harrington and Nickola Overall document the co-occurrence of romantic rejection and body dissatisfaction. They show that over time, repeatedly experiencing romantic rejection may lead to decreased body satisfaction for some women....
Women who feel they have less power during a discussion with their husband are more likely to respond with submission compared to men who feel they have less power than their wife. Read more about this new research from Nickola Overall here at Psy Post.
Eri Sasaki and Nickola Overall investigated the impact of a partner’s withdrawal on behavior and relationship satisfaction - read more about this research here on Psychology Today.
Read this article from Time, which discusses Nina Waddell's and Nickola Overall's research assessing the effects of couples' division of household labour on relationship outcomes during the pandemic.
Dr Jessica Maxwell discusses whether couples should consider implementing a "sleep divorce" in order to achieve better relationships and sex lives. Watch the interview on TVNZ's Seven Sharp here.
Watch Dr Jessica Maxwell below on Seven Sharp, discussing Cupla - a new couples app designed to keep the spark alive by creating "Better Time Together".
Our lab lead, Dr Jessica Maxwell, chats to the BBC about how one episode of Sex and the City sparked an interest in researching how our beliefs can influence our intimate relationships.