Archive for January, 2016

Do you zig when your partner zags?

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

The NY Times ran an interesting piece this past weekend on the Lark-Owl problem that many couples have. This is when one is a morning person and the other gets a second wind late at night and rises later—which leads to an incompatible sleep schedule.
For many couples, different sleep cycles mean they see less or […]

Bachelor fans—Can you resist Reality Steve?

Monday, January 4th, 2016

The NY Times ran a fun and interesting piece the other day on Reality Steve. Many Bachelor fans know who this guy is—the one who posts spoilers on his site, detailing each rose ceremony, every date, behind the scenes talk about the contestants, and who ends up with the final rose.
Steve is usually right in […]

Does your tone of voice predict marital bliss or divorce?

Friday, January 1st, 2016

An interdisciplinary team comprised of researchers from USC Viterbi School of Engineering and the University of Utah developed an algorithm that can predict (with a 79% accuracy) a couple’s future marital success based on the tone of voice that partners use with one another. Apparently the accuracy rate of this algorithm is better than […]