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Research studying the effects of agentic behavior on women has focused almost exclusively on white women, with few studies examining the effect on black females. A recent study by Livingston, Rosette, and Washington aims to fill this gap in the literature. But the researchers suggest that Black women may face additional barriers to advancement, and that more research is needed to better understand the complex interaction of gender, race, and the workplace. ... More>
While white men are expected to be assertive and aggressive leaders, black men and white women are often penalized for that kind of behavior in the workplace. A new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, looks at another group: black women. They find that, rather than being viewed as a combination of black men and white women, black women also seem to be expected to act assertively. ... More>
My name is Alyna Ohanmamooreni from Florida State University and I presented my research at the APS 23rd Annual Convention in Washington, ... More>
Psychological scientist Margaret Beale Spencer says that children can teach us a lot about the society in which they’re raised. In 2010, CNN commissioned her to lead a pilot study on race. ... More>