Submitted by BlogEditor on Wed, 08/08/2018 - 14:24
A few years ago, I had my first conflict with a colleague. It seemed trivial: we were arguing over toys. While it may have seemed like we were acting like the children who play with them, the conversation was much bigger than toys. It was about gender bias and inequality.
Submitted by BlogEditor on Wed, 07/11/2018 - 13:44
According to the most recent U.S. census, approximately 15 percent of all newlywed couples are interracial. More interracial relationships are also appearing in the media – on television, in film and in advertising. These trends suggest that great strides have been made in the roughly 50 years since the Supreme Court struck down anti-miscegenation laws.
Submitted by BlogEditor on Fri, 03/09/2018 - 10:07
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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
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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”: