Where Gender Stereotypes Are Costly

Whether looking at the World Series of Poker or fast growing occupations, we can see that gender stereotypes can create costly decisions.

Why the Sports Bra Is so Much More Than an Undergarment

Far more than an undergarment, the sports bra helped to spread the Title IX mandate through physics, power, and psychology.

Throwback Thursday: What a Disney Princess Used To Be

#TBT: Today’s Throwback Thursday looks back at Disney Princesses, from Snow White to Vanellope, to see how they are changing.

Where the Glass Ceiling Refuses to Shatter

Looking at the glass ceiling, a recent study indicates that progress has stalled for women ascending the legal and corporate ladder.

Where Are Women and Men Most Different?

How much patience you display could affect your economic decisions. So too could your preference for risk and your altruism. Add to that positive and negative reciprocity and trust and you get a new metric, the Global Preferences Survey (GPS).…

Why We Have Fewer Female CEOs

With Indra Nooyi leaving PepsiCo, we have even fewer female CEOs of major corporations who can change expectations about male leadership.

Still More on the Mommy Penalty

Two new papers have looked more closely at the mommy penalty and even identified how women who have no children are affected.

The Women We Never Knew About

Because of the NY Times Overlooked project, Emily Roebling’s long delayed obituary displays how she helped to build the Brooklyn Bridge.

The Job Titles That Should Be Gender Neutral

Recognizing the importance of becoming gender neutral, groups that range from Nantucket’s Selectmen to the U.S. Marines are changing job titles.

The Mystery of the STEM Paradox

Identifying the countries where women are more likely to select STEM (science, technology, engineering, math), scholars had some surprises.