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Daemon
Posted: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 5:00:00 AM
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Preemies Slower to Pair Up Later in Life

Studies have already suggested that babies born prematurely often grow up to be cautious individuals, and now, Finnish scientists have linked that tendency directly to love and sex. By comparing questionnaires from "preemies" now in their twenties with those filled out by peers born at full-term, the researchers found that preemies were 20 percent less likely to have ever lived with a significant other, and 24 percent less likely to be sexually active. Neonatologists, however, maintain that other factors, such as maternal income and education, are the best predictor of children's future health and welfare. More...
NeuroticHellFem
Posted: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 6:32:52 AM

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The homepage blurb made these findings seem statistically significant, but the article makes me dubious about the supposed findings. 149 individuals born over a five year period in Finland doesn't make for a very reliable study.

The use of the word "Preemies" struck me. I missed this word in the words within words game & thought it dubious that "premmies" would ever be called "preemies", but here it is the preferred word. Yet another cultural difference!
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Posted: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 10:52:03 AM
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i disagree
Fredric-frank Myers
Posted: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 1:57:12 PM

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Interesting report and makes sense.
Omar Mariani
Posted: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 3:28:20 PM

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Quite interesting but how on earth can you be so sure about all that?
idk
Posted: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 6:57:08 PM
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Not much of a study to be mentioned here.
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