Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychologists find that adults take girls' pain less seriously

Gender stereotypes can hurt children—quite literally. When asked to assess how much pain a child is experiencing based on the observation of identical reactions to a finger-stick, American adults believe boys to be in more ...


What neuroscience can tell us about the Google diversity memo

Everybody seems to have an opinion about Google's recent sacking of its malware software engineer James Damore for circulating a memo arguing that women and men are suitable for different roles because they are intrinsically ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Video games linked to sexism in teenagers: study

The more time a teenage spends on video gaming, the likelier he or she is to display sexist attitudes and gender stereotypes, a study of thousands of French gaming aficionados has found.

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