Latest Gender role Stories

2012-12-14 05:02:58

Toronto based online survey site Tellwut.com asked 3,500 panelists from across North America to rank their top five happiness factors. The survey found that men and women have very different ideas as to what makes them happy. (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 Tellwut´s online poll asked people to say what makes them happy. Having a Significant Other ranked as the number one source of happiness, with 49% of respondents listing it in their top five. The remaining four were A Good Night´s...

2012-11-14 15:24:02

University of Cincinnati research is examining the effectiveness of a relationship education program that was created to specifically address the needs of male same-sex couples. Details on the program and the study, led by Sarah Whitton, a UC assistant professor of psychology, will be presented Nov. 17, at the 46th annual convention of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) in National Harbor, Md. Whitton explains that same-sex couples and heterosexual couples...

Perception Of Gender Identity Influenced By Viewing Gender-specific Objects
2012-09-27 09:04:05

Exposure to objects associated with 1 gender make viewers think androgynous face is the opposite gender Spending too much time looking at high heels may influence how a viewer perceives the gender of an androgynous face, according to new research published Sep. 26 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Amir Homayoun Javadi of Technische Universität, Dresden and his colleagues. The study sheds new light on how the objects surrounding us may influence our perceptions of...

2012-09-19 12:00:21

Is there equal pay in healthcare? Not if you are a doctor According to the latest survey of UK hourly pay by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) female doctors' pay lags behind their male colleagues by 28.6%. This "eye opener" pay gap, which trends suggest has stood at around 25% on average since 2000, remains largely inexplicable, says John Appleby, Chief Economist at the King's Fund, in an article published on bmj.com today. He explores possible reasons for this persistent...

Pacifier Use Possibly Stunts Emotional Development
2012-09-19 05:11:01

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison recently discovered that pacifiers might affect the emotional state of young boys by limiting the number of facial expressions that can be practiced in infancy. The findings on the impact of pacifiers on emotional development were recently featured in the journal Basic and Applied Social Psychology. "By reflecting what another person is doing, you create some part of the...

2012-09-18 23:02:59

Almost 60% of females would rather die than live knowing they were responsible for another´s death a Tellwut survey finds. Only 44% of men felt the same way, in the online survey which asked “If you were involved in a fatal car crash where the passenger was killed and the driver survived and the crash was a result of driver error, would you prefer to be the driver or the passenger?" (PRWEB) September 18, 2012 57% of close to 5,000 voters preferred to be the driver and live....

2012-09-14 23:02:45

New report “Rethinking Male and Female Health and Beauty Routines” worked out by Canadean has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. The report suggests that the gradual breakdown of differences between men's and women's health and beauty routines creates new opportunities for marketers from pole to pole. London, UK (PRWEB) September 14, 2012 The gradual breakdown of differences between men's and women's health and beauty routines creates new opportunities for...

2012-09-14 14:21:34

There is little doubt that Frances O´Grady has made history as the first woman to be elected General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress in September 2012. A recent study from Queen Mary, University of London casts some light on the level of O´Grady´s achievement in the wider union landscape. This cross-national study found that in both the UK and the US, women still have fewer top positions in trade unions despite growth in overall female membership. The paper, Lift...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'