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April 26, 2017

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April 26, 2017

Physicians Vastly Underestimate Patients' Willingness to Share Sexual Orientation, Study Finds

Apr. 24, 2017 — A study that surveyed a national sample of emergency department health care providers and adult patients suggests that patients are substantially more willing to disclose their sexual orientation ... read more

Women in a Tenure Committee May Even Make It More Difficult for a Woman to Get a Job

Apr. 24, 2017 — Having women in scientific committees may decrease women’s opportunities to get a nomination for a professor. According to a study from Finland, male evaluators become less favorable toward female ... read more

Underachieving Boys, or Clever Girls?

Apr. 11, 2017 — Boys and girls perform differently at school, but researchers are uncertain whether this has to do with how they ... read more

Girls Are Better at Masking Autism Than Boys

Apr. 3, 2017 — Girls with autism have relatively good social skills, which means that their autism is often not recognized. And autism manifests itself in girls differently from in boys, suggests a new ... read more

Many Transgender Individuals Consider Their Fertility Important, Survey Shows

Apr. 3, 2017 — Nearly one-fourth of transgender individuals in Toronto, Canada, regard their own fertility as important, but most lack knowledge regarding and access to reproductive options, a new survey ... read more

Elevating Women's Status Lowers Dependence on Solid Fuels

Mar. 28, 2017 — A new research paper finds that in countries where gender inequalities are most pronounced, women are much more likely to be exposed to solid fuel -- including burning from wood, crop wastes, ... read more

Video Games Influence Sexist Attitudes

Mar. 28, 2017 — The images and roles of female characters in video games send a powerful message that can influence the underlying attitudes of gamers. Researchers found a link between video game exposure and sexism ... read more

More Compulsory Math Lessons Do Not Encourage Women to Pursue STEM Careers

Mar. 28, 2017 — What is known as "curriculum intensification" is often used around the world to attract more university entrants -- and particularly more women -- to STEM subjects; that is to say, students ... read more

Conflict Between the Sexes Maintains Diversity in Brain Hormones

Mar. 27, 2017 — Men are from Mars and women are from Venus?  Whiles this stereotype is extreme and controversial, gender differences in behavior nonetheless are common in nature. Much variation in animal, including ... read more

Gender Discrimination: Science Is No Exception

Mar. 23, 2017 — Gender discrimination can be found in the most unexpected fields. An international team of researchers has demonstrated that women are underrepresented in the peer review of scientific ... read more

Optical Tool Monitors Brain's Circulatory Response to Pain

Mar. 22, 2017 — A new report demonstrates that an optical imaging tool used to monitor regional blood flow and tissue oxygenation may be used to track the brain's response to acute pain in infants, children, ... read more

A Preference for Casual Sex Increases Risk of Harassment

Mar. 16, 2017 — Adolescents who are open to casual sex are more often involved in sexual harassment -- both as victims and as ... read more

Female Cyberbullies and Victims Feel the Most Negative About School and Learning

Mar. 15, 2017 — Involvement in cyberbullying among girls triggers negative perceptions of the importance of school and the value of learning, a new study suggests. Psychologists found that 11-15 year-old girls who ... read more

Female Soccer Players Suffer the Most Concussions in High School Sports

Mar. 14, 2017 — High school girls have a significantly higher concussion rate than boys, with female soccer players suffering the most concussions, according to new ... read more

Share of Women Researchers Grows With Their Research as Impactful as Men's

Mar. 16, 2017 — The share of women among researchers has increased between four and 11 percentage points between the periods 1996-2000 and 2011-2015 among 12 geographies. Across these geographies, women's ... read more

Unequal Distribution of Power in Young Adult Relationships More Harmful to Women

Mar. 1, 2017 — Power imbalances in heterosexual relationships are common, but having less power takes a greater toll on young women than young men, according to a recent ... read more

Study Shows Role of Depression in the Ongoing Tobacco Epidemic

Mar. 1, 2017 — The prevalence of smoking has remained fairly stable over the past decade after declining sharply for many years. To determine whether there was an increase in certain barriers to successful ... read more

Women Less Likely to Have Their Heart Health Checked

Mar. 1, 2017 — A new report has highlighted a gender divide in the screening of patients for cardiovascular disease -- one of the world's top killers. Research found men were significantly more likely to have ... read more

Are Market Bubbles Caused by Traders' Testosterone Levels?

Mar. 1, 2017 — Such an effect may lead male traders, driven by an increase in testosterone due to a successful investment, to take exaggerated risks, which, in turn, create price bubbles. By increasing the number ... read more

Study Finds Participants Feel Moral Outrage Toward Those Who Decide to Not Have Children

Mar. 1, 2017 — Data representing individuals from across the United States indicates that US adults are increasingly delaying the decision to have children or forgoing parenthood entirely. Yet evidence suggests ... read more

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