The surprising trend in extramarital sex in America

July 5, 2017

America’s generation gap is surfacing in a surprising statistic: rates of extramarital sex. Older Americans are cheating on their spouses more than their younger counterparts, with 20 percent of married Americans over age 55 reporting they’ve engaged in extramarital sex. Just 14 percent of those under age 55 say they’ve cheated, according to Nicholas H. […]

Barriers to sharing unpaid work at home may lead to “egalitarian essentialism” in youth

March 31, 2017

The challenges and conflicts their parents faced pursuing an equal division of family and financial responsibilities may explain the view of Millennials that household duties and child care are really a woman’s job. The retreat to traditional beliefs about family roles also may be associated with recent increases in women taking the larger share in […]

New study tells inside story of how local communities use ordinances to say ‘enough’ to payday lenders

January 24, 2017

An 18-month study of community approaches to controlling payday lending practices concludes there are 10 lessons for those interested in positively affecting local ordinances, according to researchers from the University of Utah and University of New Mexico. In “The Power of Community Action: Anti-Payday Loan Ordinances in Three Metropolitan Areas,” researchers Robert N. Mayer and […]