Stereotypes embedded in languages around the world may shape biases against women entering STEM careers, new research suggests.
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A group of Mexican American college students watched stigmatizing news clips that reinforced negative stereotypes. Here's how that affected their brains.
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"Confronting someone is challenging, but we hope that knowing that it can be effective might make people more willing to step up."
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The COVID-19 pandemic could be a perfect storm for amping up stereotypes about older people, but there are ways you can do better.
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Despite previous study's findings, new research shows that white people are smoking more cigarettes and are more nicotine dependent than Native Americans.
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Ageism can have real consequences for the health of older people, including shorter life expectancy and reduced access to health care, researchers say.
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While many in the media focus on Joe Biden's verbal stumbles, many of these moments are a result of his lifelong stutter. An expert explains why it matters.
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