Entries in breaking bad (3)

Friday
Jul192013

The Rules of Deception in Romance

In the acclaimed TV drama Breaking Bad, high school chemistry teacher Walter White has a big secret—he doesn’t tell his wife Skyler that he and his former student Jesse Pinkman have begun “cooking” and selling meth. Lots and lots of meth.   

As is the case with many couples, Walt and Skyler may differ on what they consider to be deception. Walt isn’t hiding his criminal activity to hurt Skyler or damage their marriage; in fact, he started his meth lab as a way to ensure his family’s financial security, in the event that he dies from lung cancer. However, Skyler actually considers Walt’s deception quite problematic (his life of crime places him in great legal and mortal danger, after all!) and later pursues a divorce when he reveals the truth. Walt and Skyler’s different perspectives on Walt’s deception beg the question: how might beliefs about deceit differ between men and women in real life?

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Sunday
Sep302012

Stars Love ScienceOfRelationships.com, Part Deux

The ScienceOfRelationships.com creative team has just wrapped-up working with some of your favorite stars (see the previous batch of work here). If you have an idea for an interesting graphic, please let us know!

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Sunday
Jun032012

Stars Love ScienceOfRelationships.com

Our creative team has been hard at work with some of you favorite stars. We've been rolling these out on our Facebook page, but due to popular demand we're reposting them here for you enjoyment. If you have an idea for an interesting graphic, please let us know!

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