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September 30, 2016

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September 30, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

Being the Primary Breadwinner Is Bad for Men's Psychological Well-Being and Health

Aug. 19, 2016 — Gendered expectations in marriage are not just bad for women, they are also bad for men, according to a new ... read more

Can Cell Phones Make You Feel Less Connected to Your Friends and Family?

Aug. 17, 2016 — Researchers surveyed 493 students, ranging in age from 18-29, to see whether cell phone use, including texting and talking, was associated with feeling socially connected to their parents and peers. ... read more

Aug. 17, 2016 — Researchers have found a specific kind of neuron only in male mice that detects a pheromone in female urine. But the sex difference is not hard-wired. By manipulating the mice's living ... read more

Autism Risk in Younger Children Increases If They Have Older Sibling With Disorder

Aug. 5, 2016 — A new study found that the risk of younger siblings developing an autism spectrum disorder is 14 times higher if an older sibling has ASD. The study also found the risk level was consistent across ... read more

After the Fight, Friendship

Aug. 5, 2016 — Using videos of four sports in 44 countries, reserachers found that men are far more likely to engage in friendly physical contact -- handshakes, back pats and even hugs -- following competition than ... read more

Tinder: Swiping Self Esteem?

Aug. 4, 2016 — Whether they’re swiping left or swiping right, male users of the popular dating app Tinder appear to have lower levels of self-esteem and all users appear to have more negative perception of body ... read more

Selfless People Have More Sex, Study Finds

Aug. 4, 2016 — New research shows that people who help others are more desirable to the opposite sex, have more sexual partners and more frequent ... read more

Despite Expectations of Privacy, One in Four Share Sexts, Study Finds

Aug. 4, 2016 — A new study from Indiana University researchers shows that although most people who engage in sexting expect their messages to remain private, nearly one in four people are sharing the sexual ... read more

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