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Ethnic, gender stereotypes bias treatment of Parkinson's disease

Cultural, ethnic and gender stereotypes can significantly distort clinical judgments about "facially masked" patients with Parkinson's disease, according to a newly published study from researchers at Tufts University, Brandeis ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Angelina Jolie vs. Kathy Bates -- who is a valid role model?

Exposure to attractive, aggressive, female leads in films affects how men and women think about who women ought to be in the real world. Women in particular have high standards for other women, and expect them to be both ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Group discussion enough to shatter stereotypes

Having a short group discussion about why a negative stereotype is invalid is enough to overcome that stereotype and improve performance, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

Psychology & Psychiatry

What's eating the breadwinners?

Control, independence, ambition, pressure, worry, guilt and resentment are all experienced by female breadwinners, according to Dr. Rebecca Meisenbach from the University of Missouri in Columbia, USA. Dr. Meisenbach explored ...

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