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Mars and Venus

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.

Context, Gender, and Why Riley's Right to Be Pissed Off About Toys

Sam Sommers | Posted 03.06.2012 | Parents
Sam Sommers

Behavioral science has now shown us that many of the gender differences we habitually chalk up to biology or evolution aren't as set in stone as we assume.

What You Don't Know About People

Sam Sommers | Posted 02.29.2012 | Home
Sam Sommers

You've been lied to. Or, at the very least, misled. It's simply not true that everything you need to know about life you learned in Kindergarten.

The Relationship Between Power And Infidelity

Sam Sommers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sam Sommers

What if the presumed sex difference in infidelity isn't as set-in-stone as we assume it is? What if power does predict unfaithfulness, but no more so for men than women?

Why Men and Women Make Different Ethical Choices

Mark Matousek | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Matousek

While men would be wise to grasp the possibility that there are no absolute moral truths, and that not all people have equal needs, women can be encouraged to separate feeling from thinking long enough to protect themselves from unfair treatment.