Recent News of Relevance to Men
An online article from The Wall Street Journal's 'Speakeasy' here describes how the tactics of top CIA operatives can be used to help advance your career or 'mission' progress. Secrecy and strategic thinking are vital parts of masculine instinct and are as old as men themselves. Where there there are groups of people there is politics and strategic communication.
Some of us remember when St. John's Wort was all the rage for depression treatment as a "natural" substance - until more recent research showed more dubious "results" for its effectiveness. Go to a Whole Foods and see the vast isles of colorfully decorated bottles of vitamin mixtures of all kinds, touting "new, improved" health. You'll find the men-specific part of the aisle is still about seven feet long compared to the rest of the warehouse that so appeals to women and their interest in "health."
A team of researchers led by the psychologists at the University of Freiburg, Germany, examined in a study how men react in stressful situations have disproven that humans always show the "fight-or-flight" response to stress. Some scientists argue that women show an alternate "tend-and-befriend" response to stress -- a protective ("tend") and friendship-offering ("befriend") reaction.
Men and women are equal. Equal under the law, and equal in career opportunity. But men and women are not the same.
It seems like even Soul legends and sex symbols such as D'Angelo can feel a sense of inadequacy from time to time.
This article reveals that the great savior of U.S. soul and owner of a body women drooled over is now having problems living up to his stud status.
Buddhist monks with no formal training in negotiation are better at separating logic from emotion during a heated negotiation, recent research suggests. According to a study published in the journal Frontiers in Decision Neuroscience, Buddhist meditators performed better than a control group of non-meditators in accessing portions of the brain devoted to logic, while deactivating emotional circuits of the brain, when evaluating offers in a heated negotiation.