Letters of recommendation for women are more likely to contain words or phrases that raise doubts about job or education qualifications than are letters written for men, a new paper shows.
Blame for the gender wage gap in the United States shouldn’t fall on women, report researchers.
Big changes in US policies and cultural attitudes are necessary to bring work-life balance to America’s working mothers and their families, argues sociologist Caitlyn Collins.
How and when parents split childcare activities may explain why dads are often often happier, less stressed, and less tired than moms when taking care of kids, researchers report.
Nurturing parents may pass along strategies for building and maintaining positive relationships to their kids, setting them up for healthier, less-violent romantic relationships as young adults, according to new research.
Teen girls experience relationship abuse at alarming rates, according to a new study focused on reproductive coercion—pressure from a partner to get pregnant.
Poor on-the-ground monitoring makes it impossible to know which city is the world’s most polluted, according to new research.
Public safety officers’ proactivity declines with negative public scrutiny, even if they are deeply motivated to help people, according to new research.
By BRANDIE JEFFERSON-WUSTL There is another interesting finding. “Russians view World War II very differently than, basically, people from every other country in our study,” says lead author Henry Roediger, a professor in the psychological and brain sciences department at Washington University in St. Louis. “When you ask people to list the top 10 important…
Average Americans can assess mathematical arguments for beauty just as they can pieces of art or music, research finds.
The way a child acts in kindergarten may predict how much money they earn as an adult.
Controlling who has access to guns has more impact on reducing gun-related homicides than controlling what guns people have, researchers report.
Researchers have discovered a link between better control of high blood pressure than current standards and lower risks of dementia and cognitive impairment.
The motivations for young people’s “sexting” aren’t as straightforward as some people might think, especially when it comes to young women, researchers report.
A new book explores the religious and racial origins of society’s obsession with thinness.