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2014-01-13 08:21:14

New consumer study from DMEautomotive illuminates a powerful emotional connection between consumers and their vehicles; top names include 'Baby,' 'Betsy,' 'Bessie,' 'Black Beauty,' and 'Betty' DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Women and younger car owners are the most likely to give a nickname and associate a gender to their vehicles, according to a new report from DMEautomotive. The survey on car-naming behavior investigates the depth of the emotional connection between...

2014-01-07 14:01:30

Women are currently underrepresented among speakers at scientific meetings, both in absolute terms and relative to their representation among attendees, but a new study suggests one way to address this deficit. An analysis of 460 scientific symposia to be published in mBio®, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology reveals that the inclusion of at least one woman on a convening committee increases the proportion of female speakers by as much as 74% and...

2013-12-30 23:22:48

Bringing Together Job Seekers, Employers, Recruiters, and Influencers in One Environment to Foster Long-Term Career Success for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 WomenofSTEM, (http://www.womenofSTEM.com) the leading job board for women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, has plans to fully launch an all new platform in the 1st Quarter of 2014. If 2013 was the year for women to Lean In as proposed in an...

2013-12-10 10:18:04

Gender discrepancies have persisted for more than a decade in infectious disease research Women scientists specializing in infectious disease research have fewer studies funded than men, and receive less funding across most topic areas in the specialty than their male peers, finds a study published in the online journal BMJ Open. These gender discrepancies have remained broadly unchanged for more than a decade, the findings show. Attempts should be made to explore the reasons behind...

Fear Of Being Single Makes People Settle
2013-12-04 13:09:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers writing in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology say the fear of being single is a meaningful predictor of settling for less in relationships among both men and women. A team from the University of Toronto surveyed several samples of North American adults, including university undergraduates and community members from Canada and the US. The samples varied across a wide range of ages. The researchers performed...

2013-11-30 23:20:44

Recent study on gender roles, conducted by Queendom.com and PsychTests.com, turns tradition on its head. While older men are more progressive-minded, younger men have a slightly more traditional view of relationships, childrearing, men and women’s place in the working world, and what it means to be a man. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Although traditions like chivalry can still be endearing, there are many gender role views that have changed – and many women and men will...

2013-11-26 23:31:07

Recent study on gender roles reveals that many men are changing their attitude and opinions of relationships, childrearing, men and women’s place in the working world, and what it means to be a man in today’s world. The study was conducted by Queendom.com and PsychTests.com using their Gender Roles Test. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Although the idea of a male nanny or stay-at-home dad is still not widely-accepted, traditional and progressive-minded men differ greatly in...

Men And Women Check Out Female Body
2013-10-29 15:51:49

[ Watch the Video: Eye-Tracking Study Scopes Out Some Chicks ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For the first time, researchers have used sophisticated eye-tracking technology to prove that women are often objectified by men. Interestingly enough, however, the study also found women were just as likely to objectify the female body, though for different reasons. According to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) study, when men were asked to judge a woman...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.