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How the Brain Tackles Math Is Nothing To Do With Gender. In 1992, Teen Talk Barbie was released with the controversial voice fragment, "Math class is hard.

How the Brain Tackles Math Is Nothing To Do With Gender

" While the toy's release met with public backlash, this underlying assumption persists, propagating the myth that women do not thrive in science, technology, engineering and mathematic (STEM) fields due to biological deficiencies in math aptitude. Jessica Cantlon at Carnegie Mellon University led a research team that comprehensively examined the brain development of young boys and girls. Their research shows no gender difference in brain function or math ability. The results of this research are available online in the November 8 issue of the journal Science of Learning. Man Perfectly Explains Women’s Rage Today Using Brutal Analogy So That All Men Can Finally Understand It. Author A.R.

Man Perfectly Explains Women’s Rage Today Using Brutal Analogy So That All Men Can Finally Understand It

Moxon has recently invited all men to participate in an exercise of empathy. He reframed women’s experiences with violence and sexual assault and presented it in a way that most guys should comprehend… getting kicked in the nuts. At first, it sounds silly, but it doesn’t after you read the whole thing. “Speaking on the societally-macro level, empathy has been largely a one-way street when it comes to gender roles and dynamics,” Moxon told Bored Panda.

“In my experience, women are empathetic toward men, while men tend not to be particularly empathetic toward women.” “Put another way, women have to think about what men are feeling as a matter of survival. “When women tell their stories of living with danger and vulnerability in abusive relationships and of survival from assault, our first instinct appears to be to protect ourselves from personal culpability and accountability; we certainly saw that dynamic play out as the Kavanaugh story developed.” Image credits: Julius Ghost. How Onna-Bugeisha, Feudal Japan's Women Samurai, Were Erased From History. Nakano Takeko, circa 1847.

How Onna-Bugeisha, Feudal Japan's Women Samurai, Were Erased From History

Photo via Wikimedia Commons. It was the autumn of 1868, and for the samurai warriors of the Aizu clan in northern Japan, battle was on the horizon. We tested Apple's Siri, Amazon Echo's Alexa, Microsoft's Cortana, and Google's Google Home to see which personal assistant bots stand up for themselves in the face of sexual harassment — Quartz. Some 2,000 years ago, the Ancient Greek scholar Hippocrates argued that all ailments, including mental illnesses such as melancholia, could be explained by imbalances in the four bodily fluids, or “humors.”

We tested Apple's Siri, Amazon Echo's Alexa, Microsoft's Cortana, and Google's Google Home to see which personal assistant bots stand up for themselves in the face of sexual harassment — Quartz

Today, most of us like to think we know better: Depression—our term for melancholia—is caused by an imbalance, sure, but a chemical imbalance, in the brain. What it’s about – discordia. I’ve moved to Edmonton.

What it’s about – discordia

In a way this was good for me. Nobody knows who I am, my reputation hasn’t reached outside of Sweden. It’s nice to be nobody again. The reason I write this, is because the gaming culture took another blow a few days ago. The Largest Ever Analysis of Film Dialogue by Gender: 2,000 scripts, 25,000 actors, 4 million lines. Film Dialogue from 2,000 screenplays, Broken Down by Gender and Age Lately, Hollywood has been taking so much shit for rampant sexism and racism.

The Largest Ever Analysis of Film Dialogue by Gender: 2,000 scripts, 25,000 actors, 4 million lines

The prevailing theme: white men dominate movie roles. A dad took 12 photos of his daughter as history-making women, and they are incredible. What better way to learn about important women in history than with 12 beautiful photos starring an adorable 5-year-old girl?

A dad took 12 photos of his daughter as history-making women, and they are incredible.

Something Classy — Every woman in every Disney/Pixar movie in the... Anna Nilsson om hatet och hoten efter sina avsexualiserade bilder. Nerd Entitlement Lets Men Ignore Racism and Sexism. Artist Proves that Men’s Faces Aren’t Much Different than Women’s. It’s long been said that the devil is in the details.

Artist Proves that Men’s Faces Aren’t Much Different than Women’s

Is it also safe to say, at least visually, that masculinity is in the minutiae? A photographic series created by French-Canadian artist and photographer Ulric Collette provokes fascinating questions about the nuances in men and women’s faces that we interpret as gender. Not Male or Female? Here’s Your 50 Gender Options on Facebook: Facebook Gives More Gender Options. Facebook recently added a new twist to its gender options on user profile pages: there are more options than being either male or female.

Not Male or Female? Here’s Your 50 Gender Options on Facebook: Facebook Gives More Gender Options

In fact, there are now more than fifty different gender options on Facebook! Strange as it may sound to those who aren’t well-versed in gender studies, many people don’t identify themselves within the typical male-female binary. Tak świat traktuje kobiety: ogólnie lepiej, ale wciąż gorzej niż mężczyzn. I've Been Forced Out Of My Home And Am Living In Constant Fear Because Of Relentless Death Threats From Gamergate - xoJane. They threatened the wrong woman this time.

I've Been Forced Out Of My Home And Am Living In Constant Fear Because Of Relentless Death Threats From Gamergate - xoJane

I am the Godzilla of bitches. I have a backbone of pure adamantium, and I’m sick of seeing them abuse my friends. Those Underappreciated Female Video Game Pioneers. When Women Wanted Sex Much More Than Men. The Top 25 Best Countries To Be A Woman. Women represent about 50% of our worldwide population, but they do not yet receive 50% of the opportunities. But governmental regulations, mentorship programs, and companies like Citi, whose Citi Women program encourages women to reach their leadership potential, have helped close the gender gap in many of the world's nations. Each year since 2006, the World Economic Forum releases its annual Global Gender Gap Report, which "examines the gap between men and women in four fundamental categories: Economic Participation and Opportunity, Educational Attainment, Health and Survival and Political Empowerment. " The Global Gender Gap Report 2013. Wikipedia Gender. The Sexperience 1000 - Sexperience. Welcome to The Sexperience 1000, an interactive journey through the sexual experiences and preferences of one thousand British individuals.

What’s the favourite sexual position of iPhone users in the North? Do country music lovers over 55 prefer to do it in the dark? Explore the 20 questions of our survey and discover what the great British public get up to between the sheets… Filter Filter by region, age, etc. and compare to yourself. Track Track particular groups of respondents to see how they answered other questions.

Follow. Så mycket sexigare har leksaker blivit sedan 70-talet - amelia. Male and female brains wired differently, scans reveal. Scientists have drawn on nearly 1,000 brain scans to confirm what many had surely concluded long ago: that stark differences exist in the wiring of male and female brains.

Maps of neural circuitry showed that on average women's brains were highly connected across the left and right hemispheres, in contrast to men's brains, where the connections were typically stronger between the front and back regions. Ragini Verma, a researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, said the greatest surprise was how much the findings supported old stereotypes, with men's brains apparently wired more for perception and co-ordinated actions, and women's for social skills and memory, making them better equipped for multitasking. "If you look at functional studies, the left of the brain is more for logical thinking, the right of the brain is for more intuitive thinking. Little Boys Learn A Lot From Watching 'Star Wars,' And It Isn't All Good.

These Little Girls Are Asking The Most Devastating Question I Can Imagine. 21 location independent women running their businesses while traveling the world - Worldette. Think you have to be a travel writer or photographer to explore the world and make money? No so! These women are making money while pursuing their passions, getting paid and traveling the world. Location independent women. Men Posing Like Motorcycle Models. Ducati dealer MotoCorsa recreated a typical “girl on bike” photo shoot with some of the guys from the shop doing the same poses. Your Princess Is in Another Castle: Misogyny, Entitlement, and Nerds. Faith In Humanity Slowly Depleting: This Jerk And His Supporters Find Joy In Harassing Women Gamers. No skin thick enough: The daily harassment of women in the game industry.

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