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May 2, 2016

Race and Gender May Not Affect Employer Interest in Resumes

Apr. 26, 2016 — In 2004, research found that resumes submitted by people with distinctly sounding African-American names were less likely to get callbacks regarding the job. Now, new research finds no evidence of ... read more

International College Students Are Less Likely to Experience Violent Crimes

Apr. 12, 2016 — International students attending universities in the United States, particularly females, may be less at risk for violent, non-sexual victimization than their domestic counterparts, due, in part, to ... read more

New Study Shows How Age, Sex Affect Social Activity

Apr. 11, 2016 — The number of connections you will have reaches a maximum at the age of 25 for both genders, new research suggests. At the age of 25 age both men and women are able to invest time in maintaining ... read more

Gender Perceptions of Sexual Harassment Can Influence Workplace Policy Effectiveness

Apr. 7, 2016 — Although 98 percent of all organizations have sexual harassment policies, sexual harassment remains an issue in the workplace. Researchers are evaluating how employees' interpretations of sexual ... read more

Research Into Correlation Between Beauty and Body Size Shows That Women Are Harshest Judges, and Harshest Judged

Apr. 7, 2016 — In assessing attractiveness, females judge men and women with higher BMI as less attractive, a new research study concludes. Additionally, men do not judge a man with a higher weight negatively, but ... read more

Discrimination on Facebook Is a Matter of Gender

Apr. 6, 2016 — While young, less educated males are those who share a greater amount of discriminatory content on Facebook, young university females share the least. According to a study conducted by sociologists ... read more

Gamblers Anonymous Associated With Progress, Could Benefit from More Combined Approach

Apr. 5, 2016 — People who attended Gamblers Anonymous gambled less often, showed increased readiness for change and enhanced coping skills, but appeared to fair better when Gamblers Anonymous was combined with ... read more

Objective Predictors of Suicidality in Women Identified

Apr. 5, 2016 — Researchers have identified blood-based biomarkers and developed questionnaire-based apps that may help clinicians identify which of their female patients being treated for psychiatric disorders are ... read more

Closer Examination Reveals Changes to the 'Gender Gap' in Drinking

Apr. 5, 2016 — Previous research on an apparent narrowing of the historical “gender gap” in drinking prevalence found that girls were more likely to start drinking before 18 years of age compared to boys. This ... read more

Preference for Dating Smarter Partners Negatively Affects Women's Attitudes Toward STEM

Apr. 1, 2016 — Women with a preference for more intelligent partners are less likely to show interest in male-dominated fields such as math and science, according to a newly published ... read more

Transgender Veterans Have High Rates of Mental Health Problems

Apr. 1, 2016 — Among military veterans identifying as transgender, 90 percent have at least one mental health diagnosis, such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or depression, and nearly 50 percent had a ... read more

Girls Benefit from Extra Lessons, but What About Boys?

Mar. 30, 2016 — Plans to extend the school day to increase achievement might not have the desired effect on all children, suggests the results of a study. The new article provides some evidence as to how differing ... read more

Race Biases Teachers' Expectations for Students

Mar. 30, 2016 — When evaluating the same black student, white teachers expect significantly less academic success than black teachers, a new study concludes. This is especially true for black ... read more

Narcissism Linked to Sexual Assault Perpetration in College, Study Finds

Mar. 29, 2016 — Almost 20 percent of college men have committed some kind of sexual assault, and 4 percent have committed rape, according to researchers who were examining the link between different kinds of ... read more

Despite More Women in Science, We Still Perceive Women to Be Incompatible With STEM Fields, New Study Finds

Mar. 28, 2016 — Despite significant progress made, women are still thought to lack the qualities needed to be successful scientists, report investigators. The findings suggest this may contribute to discrimination ... read more

What's the Relational Toll of Living in a Sexist, Heterosexist Context?

Mar. 24, 2016 — Relationships, and especially romantic relationships, are central aspects of our social lives and primary sources of support. For sexual minority (e.g., lesbian, bisexual, and queer) women, ... read more

The Tougher Men Think They Are, the Less Likely They Are to Be Honest With Doctors

Mar. 23, 2016 — Men are less likely than women to go to the doctor, more likely to choose a male doctor when they do go, but less likely to be honest with that doctor about their symptoms, psychologists have found. ... read more

Why Sexual Harassment Is Worse Than Other Types of Abuse Online

Mar. 22, 2016 — While many women gamers can shrug off much of the name-calling and abuse they receive while playing online video games, sexual harassment sticks with them even when they're ... read more

The Weight of Rejection: For Heavier Individuals, the Anticipation of Rejection Drives Down Self-Esteem, Ratchets Up Stress

Mar. 21, 2016 — For heavier individuals, the anticipation of rejection drives down self-esteem and ratchets up stress, say psychologists. The researchers recruited 160 men and women of various body weights, aged 18 ... read more

Mar. 21, 2016 — The 'dumb blonde' stereotype is simply wrong, according to a new national study of young baby boomers. The study of 10,878 Americans found that white women who said their natural hair color ... read more

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