This framework highlights how situational configurations can interact with mental processes to create the conditions that enable or discourage sexual assault on college campuses.
One of the world’s largest funders of psychological science is taking new steps to curb sexual harassment in science.
People tend to project their own level of interest onto prospective partners. This reality seems to explain why men and women misperceive a partner's sexual interest.
Research aimed at understanding men who sexually harass subordinates in the workplace suggest these individuals are able to convince themselves they're not to blame for their behavior.
The shocking behavior of high-profile men now embroiled in sexual harassment scandals may be explained in part from psychological studies showing a link between power and a dampened capacity for empathy.
Men report being more open to engaging in sexually coercive behavior after watching television programming that objectifies and degrades women, a study in Italy shows.
Women who report high levels of self-objectification are no more or less willing to engage in social activism than those who do not.