Wonder Woman’s Secret Roots in Psychological Science
Wonder Woman was first showcased in a 1941 issue of All-Star Comics, but her origins can be traced back to a psychophysiology lab started by William James.
How Women Mentors Make a Difference in Engineering
The Atlantic: For some women, enrolling in an engineering course is like running a psychological gauntlet. If they dodge overt problems like sexual harassment, sexist jokes, or poor treatment from professors, they often still have
People Assume Sexists Are Also Racist and Vice Versa
The stigma associated with prejudice against women and people of color seems to transfer from one group to another, a series of experiments shows.
Turning the “Motherhood Penalty” into a “Breadwinner Bonus”
Working mothers are often offered lower salaries and fewer leadership opportunities compared to working fathers, but this penalty can be reduced by framing women as “breadwinners.”
Young Girls Are Less Apt To Think That Women Are Really, Really Smart
NPR: Girls in the first few years of elementary school are less likely than boys to say that their own gender is “really, really smart,” and less likely to opt into a game described as
One Way to Win at Negotiations: Crack a Dumb Joke
New York Magazine: Here’s a move that pulls double duty: Next time you’re seated across from a potential new employer to hammer out salary details, try kicking things off with a silly wisecrack. One, it’ll