A closer look at the data says no, women don't sabotage their own earnings to align with the "male breadwinner norm."
Oct. 16, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: economics gender jobs money relationships stereotypes society-and-culture
With 3% of science Nobels going to women and zero going to Black people, these awards are an extreme example of how certain demographics are underrepresented in STEM fields.
Sept. 29, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: women-in-stem nobel-prize women-in-science discrimination stereotypes stem-careers innovation-and-invention nobel-laureates imposter-syndrome underrepresented-students role-models leaky-stem-pipeline stem-role-models science-role-models racist-stereotypes
New findings link positive messages—and positive feelings about being Black—with a decreased likelihood of depression symptoms in Black teen girls.
Sept. 23, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: teenagers depression gender families stereotypes society-and-culture self-image race-and-ethnicity
If you’re American – regardless of the color of your skin – racism structures how you think. Changing the system should change these implicit biases.
Sept. 17, 2020 • ~10 min
Tags: psychology implicit-bias racism police-shootings police-shootings-of-black-men decision-making implicit-association-test racial-stereotypes cultural-bias stereotype
Stereotypes embedded in languages around the world may shape biases against women entering STEM careers, new research suggests.
Aug. 10, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: language gender bias stereotypes society-and-culture stem-careers
A group of Mexican American college students watched stigmatizing news clips that reinforced negative stereotypes. Here's how that affected their brains.
June 30, 2020 • ~10 min
Tags: brains stereotypes society-and-culture health-and-medicine college-students punishment stigma rewards race-and-ethnicity
"Confronting someone is challenging, but we hope that knowing that it can be effective might make people more willing to step up."
June 25, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: gender bias racism stereotypes featured society-and-culture race-and-ethnicity
What's in a word? Plenty, when it comes to the choices we use to describe people over 60. Stigma against older people that has been evident during the COVID-19 pandemic shows why it's time to change.
May 6, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: covid-19 aging discrimination prejudice coronavirus-2020 seniors living-longer-2020 older-people stereotypes ageism older-workers age-discrimination living-longer
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