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How negative stereotypes about men and women creep into a process intended to be meritocratic.

A take-charge attitude at work typically earns men positive performance reviews, but for women, assertiveness only gets them so far. Although…

"One of the biggest challenges in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic over the last year has been political polarization on public health measures — whether it’s the shuttering of stores, physical distancing or mask wearing — and vaccines are no…

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America tries to figure out a fairer way to select students

Sidelining standardised tests won’t make college admissions fairer

"Extra-curricular activities are probably no fairer. Disadvantaged students have less access to them. And a…

Stanford sociologist uncovers the hidden side of pandemic life

Over the past year, the American Voices Project has documented how Americans are experiencing the COVID-19 crisis – from incapacitating anxiety to extraordinary fortitude even in the…

Are You Less Sexist Than Most Guys? You’d Be Surprised

New research offers a few clues why male ‘feminists’ and ‘allies’ are often the worst offenders — and the lies they tell themselves to rationalize it

Are you less sexist than most…