Kimberly Lawson

Health

When He Throws Your Birth Control Pills in the Garbage

Pressuring someone not to use birth control is called reproductive coercion and it's a form of intimate partner violence.
Kimberly Lawson
8.13.19
Health

People Are Already Dying From Being Denied Abortions

A new study is a reminder of the serious consequences of restricting abortion access.
Kimberly Lawson
6.17.19
mental health

What It Feels Like to Learn Your Rapist Is Dead

“There was a part of me that felt he never got a fair shake in life.”
Kimberly Lawson
6.4.19
environment

Machismo Is Ruining the Planet, Study Says

A new study finds that men are less likely to purchase eco-friendly products or participate in sustainable activities when they seem too "feminine."
Kimberly Lawson
3.25.19
Health

Why Smart People Are Lazier than Their Dumb Friends

According to a 2016 study, people with a high need for cognition are more likely to spend their days lounging around and not exercising.
Kimberly Lawson
3.25.19
mental health

How to Get Out of Bed When You're Depressed

Shake your body, call a friend, talk to yourself in third person.
Kimberly Lawson
1.12.19
Sex

Why Men Exaggerate the Number of Women They've Slept With

A new study examines the gender discrepancy in a survey around sexual partners. We spoke with the lead author on the study about their findings.
Kimberly Lawson
7.30.18
Health

The Way You Walk May Reveal How Aggressive You Are

A new, exploratory study that looks at the correlation between personality traits and your gait indicates that body language can speak volumes.
Kimberly Lawson
12.18.17
Childbirth

How We Think Sex Changes After Childbirth Versus How It Actually Changes

A new study shows that many women believe that vaginal childbirth will negatively affect their sex life, but experts say it's more complicated than that.
Kimberly Lawson
12.11.17
Dating

Millennials May Cheat on Their Partners Because They Are Freaking Out About Life

A new study explores how infidelity can be a means through which young adults try to navigate their own development—but also finds that this isn't always the case.
Kimberly Lawson
7.24.17
Dating

Hot People Suck at Longterm Relationships, Study Says

We talked to the researcher behind a recent study that claims physically attractive people have shorter relationships and are more likely to experience divorce than physically unattractive people.
Kimberly Lawson
6.20.17
psychology

Narcissistic Psychopaths More Likely to Major in Business and Economics, Study Finds

Researchers surveyed 487 undergraduates to figure out whether people with "dark" personalities are more likely to self-select into certain fields.
Kimberly Lawson
5.9.17
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