We know a lot about why people choose different brands of dishwashing detergent. But when it comes to the processes behind choosing a romantic partner, science knows surprisingly little.
The messages that adolescents receive from sexuality education classes are frequently negative. It's time for the curriculum to become more empowering for learners and teachers.
Not everyone can weave a gripping tale. But for one gender, it matters more than the other.
How do you sell something that people want, but aren't prepared to admit to? No, the online dating industry doesn't know either.
Fall in love, have a baby, watch your happiness and satisfaction plummet. Psychology researchers know the transition to parenthood can be rough on relationships.
New research shows young men are more likely to make friends but women tend to have the strongest friendships.
It's old-fashioned, out of date and varies massively from school to school.
A new film claims to empower women's singledom – but it's just another old-fashioned rehash.
With a Senate inquiry into "revenge porn" due to report, the focus must be on changing the law to better protect victims.
When it comes to cheating, humans are not alone in the animal world.
From perfume to aphrodisiacs, here's a roundup of our favourite research on romance.
This Valentine's day, try something different. It's your best bet for reigniting the passion in your relationship.
Why it's harder to find love with a learning difficulty.
Is your relationship thriving or merely surviving? Scientists who study these matters of the heart have some insights into figuring out whether you're with your best possible partner.
Researchers have tried for many years to understand the nature of romantic love. But it remains a mystery.
As Valentine's Day approaches, imagine if your date was not human, but a machine. Could there ever be a romantic bond between a human and a robot?
Research shows that women are especially drawn to gay men in certain contexts.
New research highlights how the pain of a breakup can linger for years.
Scientists need to be comfortable dealing with subjective views, rather than empirical data, and people's feelings to make progress in addressing climate change.
There are possible emotional and social pitfalls to love and sex with robots, but does that mean we should ban them entirely?