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Do Women Need To ‘Man Up’ For Male-dominated Fields?
2014-08-11 03:20:54

Women applying for a job in male-dominated fields should consider playing up their masculine qualities, indicates new research

first date science
2014-07-27 04:31:26

While men tend to be attracted to ladies who seem nice on a first date, women seem to prefer guys who play hard to get, according to new research appearing in Friday’s edition of Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.

2014-07-23 23:30:58

Prevail Per-Fit Men and Per-Fit Women protective underwear are currently in-stock at CapeMEDex, a national distributor for Prevail products.

social interaction stereotypes
2014-07-17 07:56:10

Throughout the years, we have all had to deal with the unfair notion that women talk more than men. Women deal with the stereotype that not only do they talk more, but that their talk also tends to be gossip, while chatty men have to deal with name calling and unfair stigmas.

the advantage for female students didn't become apparent until junior or middle school
2014-04-30 05:07:07

A new study from the University of New Brunswick reveals that girls have made higher grades than boys throughout their school careers for nearly a century, despite stereotypes.

2014-04-16 14:06:40

Young people who conform most strongly to norms of masculinity and femininity—the most "feminine" girls and the most "masculine" boys—are significantly more likely than their peers to engage in behaviors that pose cancer risks.

2014-04-08 12:27:39

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A paper on teenage suicide written by two assistant professors of sociology at the University of Memphis will be published in the field's flagship

2014-04-02 23:30:15

How To Conceive The Gender Of Your Choice book penned by Ashley Spencer is the latest book that teaches women how to greatly influence their baby’s gender regardless of their age.

2014-03-08 23:00:38

Muna Issa - Trustee of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award - explains why equality is still on the agenda and what part the Duke of Edinburgh Award plays in promoting and extending

2014-03-06 23:26:32

Women with STEM Ph.D.’s are likelier to start their careers in academia, but their male peers get more of the faculty appointments at research institutions, according to a new analysis by the


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.