Gender stereotypes and double standards, where young female athletes are not taken as seriously as or treated differently than their male counterparts, persist, even among parents.
Some traditional masculine stereotypes, such as being adventurous and competitive, were linked to being better fathers to infant children. This is especially true if men also adopt a nurturing role. However, one trait, hostile sexism, was not linked to improvements in parenting skills.
Studying 327 YouTube videos related to depression, researchers found content providers unknowingly perpetuate stigmas and misconceptions about mental health.
When older people feel personally stigmatized as being physically or cognitively deficient, they fail to live up to their actual abilities when tested, a new study reports.
Neuroimaging revealed when people saw an anomalous face, the fusiform gyri and amygdala showed significant neural responses. Activity in a region of the left amygdala, which correlated with less pro-social responses to the anomalous face, appeared to relate to the participant's belief about justice in the world and their degree of empathetic concern.
A new study reports faces of people we believe to be more competent are also perceived to be more masculine.
Researchers use modern neuroscience technology to discover if there really is a link between the bumps of your head and aspects of personality.
A new study reports people perceive black men as bigger and more of a threat than white men of similar size. Researchers believe the findings may help explain why black men are more likely to be shot by police.