Gender

Gender stereotypes were put to the test in APS Fellow and Charter Member Nora S. Newcombe’s Psi Chi Distinguished Lecture at the APS 21st Annual Convention, entitled “Women Hate Maps, Men Won’t Ask for Directions: Fact or Myth?” Newcombe, a Professor of Psychology and the James H. Glackin Distinguished Faculty More

Many studies have suggested that males tend to be more physically and verbally aggressive than females. According to a new study, to be published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, it may not be the case that women are less competitive than men—they may just More

Gender stereotypes suggest that men are usually tough and women are usually tender. A new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, finds these stereotypes have some real bodily truth for our brains; when people look at a gender-neutral face, they are more likely More

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Psychological scientists are faced with the arduous task of identifying distinctions between humans without stigmatizing groups of people based on these differences. In this special section of Perspectives on Psychological Science, experts present reasons for why differences in gender, race, sexual orientation, and culture should not be framed as deficits More