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Gender Difference

He Said, She Said: 8 Helpful Facts About Gender Differences

Carol Morgan | Posted 08.07.2016 | Women
Carol Morgan

I have been teaching gender communication for about 15 years, and it's my favorite class. Why? Because my students become mesmerized. They have so many "ah ha!" moments. I love that! Here are eight research-proven facts about gender that could be helpful to you:

'Masculine' and 'Feminine' Styles of Handling Conflict

Caroline Turner | Posted 04.11.2015 | Business
Caroline Turner

In explaining differences in "masculine" and "feminine" styles of handling conflict, I show the strengths and limitations of both and avoid saying one is better than the other. Then along came some real-life conflicts -- one handled in the "feminine" way, the other in the "masculine" way. These situations showed me the strengths of one approach and the limitations of the other.

Must Leaders Be Decisive?

Caroline Turner | Posted 12.20.2014 | Business
Caroline Turner

How people approach and make decisions is one important dimension of workplace behavior where there are "gender" differences.

Do Brain Sex Differences Explain Gendered Job Preferences?

Lise Eliot | Posted 11.09.2014 | Science
Lise Eliot

There are problems with the "hardwired" view, and especially with the two lines of research its adherents rely on to stake their claim of fixed, innate gender differences.

Why Do Women Want Men to Change?

Barbara Annis | Posted 12.31.2013 | Books
Barbara Annis

We all want to perform at our very best. Yet, our false assumptions about the thoughts and actions of the men and women we work with -- our Gender Blind Spots --prevent us from achieving greater success in our professional and personal lives.

The Gender Hair Gap

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 05.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

While gender differences have narrowed in so many ways, when it comes to hair loss, the gap remains wide. A clean-shaven head may be commonplace among men, but it continues to be a rare and complicated choice for everyday women. Why is that?

Photographer Addresses Gender In 'The Pink And Blue Project'

Posted 04.17.2012 | Arts

South Korean artist JeongMee Yoon first embarked on "The Pink and Blue Project" when her five-year-old daughter couldn't get enough candy-colored poss...

Mars and Venus in the... Parking Garage?

Sam Sommers | Posted 04.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Sam Sommers

It's one of the perils of theorizing about sex differences: Our own expectations and intuitions get in the way. We hear about a study that reveals a significant sex gap and we immediately jump to conclusions.

Claire Gordon

Men And Women Are Almost Like 'Different Species,' New Study Claims

HuffingtonPost.com | Claire Gordon | Posted 01.09.2012 | Women

Men and women are more alike than different -- that's been the consensus view for many years among the researchers who study personality differences b...

Gender Fluidity: Are Men Still From Mars?

Maddy Dychtwald | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maddy Dychtwald

What's happening isn't role reversal: It's role reinvention. It's a full- blown paradigm shift, one that gives both men and women more options.