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Fewer Women Are In Science Because They Have More Options
2013-03-20 09:13:43

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Having a greater number of career options rather than lack of ability, may help explain why fewer women than men pursue careers in math and science, according to a new study published in the journal Psychological Science. Although the gender gap in mathematics has narrowed in recent years, females are still less likely to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) than their male peers. If...

Women More Talkative Than Men Because Thier Brain Is Designed That Way
2013-02-22 12:17:19

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online We´ve all heard the oft-repeated statistics about women talking more than men. And to back up those statistics, one previous study has shown that a part of the brain responsible for processing communication is simply larger in a woman than a man. Now, a new study adds to those claims by moving a step further, showing that the female brain is actually designed with communication in mind. Performed by doctors at the...

2013-02-19 23:01:08

Improve your nonverbal communication skills at Pittcon 2013 with Lab Manager Magazine. Midland, ON (PRWEB) February 19, 2013 In face-to-face communication, body language accounts for more than two thirds of the impact of the message being conveyed. It is always more emotionally revealing and more emotionally accurate than what is said. One researcher claimed that in making a first impression, nonverbal communication is ten times more powerful than what is being said! On Tuesday, March 19,...

How Relationship Status Biases Us Against Others
2013-02-12 10:52:56

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Remember that saying, "the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence?" It seems it might not be true when it comes to relationships. Married couples wish their single friends would find someone and be happily married, while single people tend to pity their married friends for the loss of freedom and autonomy. Thus whether married or single, people tend to believe their way of life is best for everyone. A...

2013-02-12 10:44:56

Negative stereotypes about boys may hinder their achievement, while assuring them that girls and boys are equally academic may help them achieve. From a very young age, children think boys are academically inferior to girls, and they believe adults think so, too. Even at these very young ages, boys' performance on an academic task is affected by messages that suggest that girls will do better than they will. Those are the conclusions of new research published in the journal Child...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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