Tag Archive: gender stereotypes

Career Effects of Gender Stereotypes

On a recent episode of Family Anatomy entitled The Anatomy of Gender, Dr. Brian and I discussed our experience with gender roles and some of the implications related to research in this area. An interesting study from the University of Michigan further expands on some of the issues touched upon in our show. Girls and…

FA056 – Anatomy of Gender

Doctors Brian and Giuseppe talk about gender roles and gender identity. Should parents worry if their son prefers to play “girl games” or if their daughter is a tomboy? Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] You can get your free podcast subscription in iTunes. If you use iTunes, you can leave a…

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Women more Emotional and Men more Aggressive? When Stereotypes don't Work

Jared Curhan of MIT’s Sloan School of Management and Jennifer Overbeck of the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business conducted a study to see how men and women handle negotiations. What they were looking for was whether participants would behave as the stereotypes would have us believe, namely that the women would concentrate…