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Opting Out or Pushed Out?

People in Jobs Traditionally Held by the Other Sex Are Judged More Harshly for Mistakes

In these modern times, people can have jobs that weren't traditionally associated with their genders. Men are nurses; women are CEOs. A new study examines perceptions of people in high-powered jobs and finds that they're likely to be judged more harshly for mistakes if they're in a job that's not normally associated with their gender.... More>

Motivation to End Racism Relies on ‘Yes We Can’ Approach

If you're trying to end racism, it's not enough to get people to understand that racism is still a problem. You also have to make them feel like they can do something about it, according to a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.... More>

Racism’s Cognitive Toll: Subtle discrimination is more taxing on the brain

While certain expressions of racism are absent from our world today, you don’t have to look very hard to know that more subtle forms of racism persist, in schools and […]... More>