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Attitudes About Who Brings Home the Bacon Lag Behind Economic Reality

Utilizing a new measure, psychological scientists find that deterministic attitudes about gender can have real impacts on men and women’s career choices and earnings. ... More>


Positive Perceptions of Women May Empower Female Leaders

Women with positive gender identities report feeling less stress and more interest in leadership opportunities at work, according to new research. ... More>


Dads’ Housework Inspires Girls’ Ambitions


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Books to Check Out: September 2014

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org. Train Your Mind for Peak Performance: A Science-Based Approach for Achieving Your Goals by Lyle E. Bourne, Jr., and Alice F. Healy; American […]... More>


Feminine Faces Offered Less at the Negotiation Table

A recent study finds that faces with more feminine features are seen as more cooperative and less savvy in negotiations, resulting in lower offers. ... More>