Stereotypes that view older adults as cognitively or physically impaired can hinder performance. But older adults' attitudes about aging matter, too.
Feb. 19, 2021 • ~5 min
A broad look at recruiters' actions on a job website reveals who experiences hiring discrimination and when, report researchers.
Jan. 27, 2021 • ~7 min
While there are small differences between male and female brains, most of us have a mix of both.
Jan. 20, 2021 • ~8 min
People in a new study deemed the sexual harassment claims of "prototypical" women more credible, which raises the question of who gets silenced.
Jan. 15, 2021 • ~9 min
A new study finds that widowers often relish cooking, whereas widows avoid cooking.
Dec. 7, 2020 • ~6 min
Ageism varies among countries, new research shows. Older adults in Japan and China are highly respected; but that's less true in the US.
Dec. 1, 2020 • ~7 min
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
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
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
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