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October 21, 2016

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October 21, 2016

Why 'Managerial Derailment' Affects Women More Than Men

Oct. 3, 2016 — Gender bias can influence how supervisors view a manager’s long-term potential, a new study shows. While past studies have used performance reviews and other formal measures to identify gender ... read more

Women Are Less Than a Quarter of Top One Per Cent, High Incomes Study Shows

Sep. 27, 2016 — Women make up a smaller and smaller fraction of those with high incomes, the closer you get to the top. Women have been increasing their representation in the top 10 per cent, but progress has been ... read more

Judging Levels of Drunkenness Depends on Who You Are With

Sep. 18, 2016 — When drunk and surrounded by other drinkers, people's judgements of their own levels of intoxication and the associated risks are related to the drunkenness of their peers, not on the objective ... read more

Men Less Sensitive to Stigma Attached to Radical Right

Sep. 14, 2016 — In almost all elections in every European country, more men than women vote for radical right-wing parties. Still, on average, as many women as men can identify with a radical right-wing ideology. ... read more

Suicide Attempt a Stronger Predictor of Completed Suicide Than Previously Thought

Sep. 12, 2016 — While a prior history of suicide attempt is one of the strongest predictors of completed suicide, a new study finds it is more lethal than previously ... read more

Could Quality of Sleep Have to Do With Sex Differences?

Sep. 12, 2016 — You may have noticed that women are more prone to sleep disturbances than men. They are, for instance, up to twice as likely to suffer from insomnia than men. Could there be a link between the body ... read more

How Beardedness Affects Women's Attraction to Men

Sep. 12, 2016 — New research suggests that women tend to find beardedness attractive when judging long-term relationships, perhaps as a signal of formidability among males and the potential to provide direct ... read more

Study Finds STEM Workers More Likely to Find Jobs in Denser STEM Labor Markets

Sep. 12, 2016 — In one of the first attempts to understand the geography of STEM degree-job matching, a new study finds that matching is much more likely in dense rather than in large STEM labor ... read more

Saying Sorry Not Enough When Trust, Gender Roles Broken -- Just Ask Clinton and Trump

Sep. 12, 2016 — Gender stereotypes continue to be an issue in the workplace and on the campaign trail. Women are still expected to be benevolent and concerned about others, while men are perceived to be confident, ... read more

Study Sheds Light on Factors Affecting Employees' Commitment

Sep. 8, 2016 — As it becomes increasingly common for older workers to report to younger supervisors, a new study has examined how disparities in experience and education influence subordinates’ commitment to ... read more

Who Loses When Car Prices Are Negotiated?

Sep. 7, 2016 — A new car is a big expense for anyone -- but it will cost some people more than others, even at the same dealership. New research shows older consumers -- especially older women -- pay more for new ... read more

Battle of the Sexes? Not When Negotiating With Friends

Sep. 7, 2016 — Women are as savvy and exacting as their male counterparts when negotiating with or on behalf of friends, finds a new study on women in the ... read more

Women Do Ask for Pay Rises but Don’t Get Them

Sep. 5, 2016 — New research shows that women ask for wage rises just as often as men, but men are 25 per cent more likely to get a raise when they ... read more

New Survey Finds 75 Percent of Americans Think Discrimination Still an Issue for Women

Aug. 31, 2016 — In the wake of Hillary Clinton's historic nomination as the first woman presidential candidate of a major political party in the US, women continue to face obstacles in politics and the ... read more

Military Should Address Gender Stereotypes When Integrating Combat Roles, Study Finds

Aug. 31, 2016 — Even though the U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter earlier this year formally opened all combat jobs to women, based on focus groups with soldiers researchers say the U.S. military needs to work on ... read more

High Rates of Suicide and Self-Harm Among Transgender Youth

Aug. 31, 2016 — In a new study, 30 percent of transgender youth report a history of at least one suicide attempt, and nearly 42 percent report a history of self-injury, such as cutting. The study also discovered a ... read more

Single Women With Personal Wealth More Likely to Become Entrepreneurs Than Men

Aug. 30, 2016 — There is a big difference in cash flow problems faced by men and women in the UK, a new economic study has found. They found single women face more severe constraints to their incomings and ... read more

Study Examines Families' Journeys to Accepting Transgender Children

Aug. 23, 2016 — A tiny hair barrette and an anguished moment marked the turning point for one mother in coming to fully accept that her child, who was born a boy, was a transgender ... read more

Sex and Gender More Important Than Income in Determining Views on Division of Chores

Aug. 21, 2016 — For heterosexual couples, most Americans still believe in the traditional division of household labor between husbands and wives, while for same-sex couples, they think the 'more masculine' ... read more

Teens in Therapeutic Boarding School Adopt Atypical Gender Behaviors to Reassert Dominance

Aug. 20, 2016 — While studying the rapid growth of the therapeutic boarding school industry, an expert observed that troubled young men in at least one program most often displayed a type of 'hybrid ... read more

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