An Oct. 23 Scientific American article featured "Benefit or burden? Attraction in cross-sex friendship," research by April Bleske-Rechek, psychology, and UW-Eau Claire students published in August in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. The research also was featured in the following media:
- Nov. 14 article in The Independent
- Nov. 8 episode of Comedy Central's “The Cobert Report.”
- Nov. 8 Harvard Crimson article called "Hey Prof: 'Just Friends' . . . What's up with that?"
- Oct. 25 story in Death and Tazes online titled "Scientists: men and women cannot be 'just friends'"