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Men are distracted by attractive newsreaders: The more attractive a female newsreader is, the less likely male viewers are to remember what she had been saying (Study, DailyMail)

“It won’t come as much of a surprise to women, but men are distracted by attractive newsreaders. In fact, the more attractive a female newsreader is, the less likely male viewers are to remember what she had been saying, according … Continue reading

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Interacting with women can impair men’s cognitive functioning (Study)

A b s t r a c t “The present research tested the prediction that mixed-sex interactions may temporarily impair cognitive functioning. Two studies, in which participants interacted either with a same-sex or opposite-sex other, demonstrated that men’s (but not … Continue reading

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Gender differences in teachers’ perceptions of students’ temperament, educational competence, and teachability (Study)

Abstract “Background. Student’s temperament plays a significant role in teacher’s perception of the student’s learning style, educational competence (EC), and teachability. Hence, temperament contributes to student’s academic achievement and teacher’s subjective ratings of school grades. However, little is known about … Continue reading

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Holding a hard or soft ball can influence a person’s perception of how masculine or feminine others are. (Live Science)

“The finding adds to the growing insight about how connected our sense of touch is to social processing in our brains. […] In their study, Slepian and his colleagues had subjects clench either a hard ball or a squishy ball … Continue reading

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