Entries by Dr Raj Persaud from 10/2012

Fame and Sexual Exploitation

| Posted 10.03.2012 | UK

Is it possible to detect the sexually exploitative earlier? Various TV documentaries may broadcast accusations and confessions, but if there is a mass of evidence available now - why were signs not picked up before?

The Latest Sexual Medicine Research: Does Size Matter?

| Posted 10.05.2012 | UK

These theories remain controversial, but what is more established is that modern men's sexual organ size is disproportionately linked to how good they feel about their whole bodies, including how much they like their own face, and assess overall physical attractiveness. Researchers find almost 50% would prefer to have a bigger penis. Is this some kind of evolutionary competitive hangover?

Who Murders Children? The Latest Research Profiles Child Killers, but Can it Help Detection?

| Posted 10.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

In contrast to this picture for 'extra-familial' killers, previous research confirms the majority of assailants in child murder, particularly those below 5, are in fact the victim's parents. Most are mothers, often suffering mental illnesses such as forms of post-natal psychosis, whilst all the natural fathers who killed their children, then committed suicide.

New Research Reveals the Latest Secret to Happiness and Low Mood - How You Use Twitter

| Posted 10.14.2012 | UK Tech

The authors of this study caution that it's still not clear from their data whether happy people just tend to find each other and cluster for that reason, and the negative likewise, or whether happiness spreads like a virus. However previous research has supported the contagion theory.

After the Gary McKinnon Case - Why Computer Hackers Are Nearly Always Men - And Why Male And Female Brains Don't Understand Each Other

| Posted 10.19.2012 | UK Tech

If men and women want to understand each other more, and get along better, they might need to better grasp key differences in their brains, and make neurological allowances.

Why Would a Sex Offender Do a Lot of Charity Work?

| Posted 10.23.2012 | UK

It is well known that sex offenders often target deserving causes, in order to get close to a pool of vulnerable victims. Such predators appear outwardly altruistic, in order to gain access.

Has Superstorm Sandy Chosen Who the Next US President Is?

| Posted 10.31.2012 | UK Politics

Extreme disasters which occur just before an election, do appear to sway voters, the latest research has found.