Women benefit when they downplay gender

    By: Nor Attisha on Jul 09, 2018

    Nicole Torres writes, “Ashley Martin, an incoming assistant professor at Stanford, and Katherine Phillips, a Columbia professor, asked people to rate their agreement with varying statements about the importance of gender differences. They found that women who believed in focusing on men’s and women’s similarities (“gender blindness”) felt greater power and confidence than women who advocated celebrating women’s distinctive qualities (“gender awareness”). The researchers’ conclusion: Women benefit when they downplay gender.”


    Released: July 9, 2018, 11:24 am
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