Submitted by BlogEditor on Fri, 03/02/2018 - 19:39
The sexual double standard (SDS) is a belief that access to sexuality varies by gender. According to SDS, women are expected to be passive “gatekeepers” of sexual activity; men the “initiators.” Women are socially punished for having sex; men are rewarded. In a set of two experiments, Dr. Yuliana Zaikman examined how these gendered stereotypes might influence the way people think about sexual consent.
Submitted by BlogEditor on Fri, 12/22/2017 - 13:13
Our final roundup of the year. We hope everyone has a healthy, happy, winter break. We will return in 2018.
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Submitted by BlogEditor on Fri, 03/17/2017 - 15:30
In Case You Missed it
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Submitted by hdaniel on Tue, 06/23/2015 - 13:29
The current requirements for diversity training at universities fall short of addressing the pervasive gender, racial, and ethnic biases in academia.
Submitted by hdaniel on Thu, 06/18/2015 - 13:26
By Dave Nussbaum
Psychology figured prominently in last week’s launch of the much-anticipated Vox.com website. Their goal is to help people understand the news, an approach that’s picked up the title “explanatory journalism”: