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Redefining sexual discrimination

verbal and nonverbal behaviors that convey insulting, hostile and degrading attitudes to women - is just as distressing for women victims as sexual advances in the workplace. According to Emily Leskinen, Lilia Cortina, and ...

dateAug 05, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Casting light on social blame

(PhysOrg.com) -- Mothers whose children suffer from emotional and behavioral disabilities say they shoulder a tremendous social burden of responsibility to remedy their kids’ problems, says Linda Blum, associate professor ...

dateOct 06, 2009 in Social Sciences
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Chimps, like humans, focus on faces

A chimp's attention is captured by faces more effectively than by bananas. A series of experiments described in BioMed Central's open access journal Frontiers in Zoology suggests that the apes are wired to respond to faces ...

dateJul 23, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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