There are more studies showing scientists are egalitarian or favor women in peer review. But the studies finding bias against women get disproportionate scientific attention.
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Are scientists biased against women in science? For women? Egalitarian? What does the evidence actually say?
The existence of sex bias in science is controversial, with some people, in science & out, with some claiming biases do not occur, and others outraged at such claims. What’s … Read More
A saga of outrage and science reform This is a story of innovative science, an outrage mob, and how politics and activism insinuate themselves into psychological science; but it is also … Read More
A new paper said “Yes” and a scientific Twitter storm ensued. Do strong emotional responses to our article indicate that we hit a nerve or that our colleagues are baffled … Read More
Intellectual affirmative action. This is the second of a two-part series, slightly adapted from an essay I wrote in 2002, for Dialogues, which was then a hard copy newsletter of … Read More
Why refute when we can dismiss and derogate? This is the first of a two-part series, slightly adapted from an essay I wrote in … wait for it … 2002, … Read More
Where’s the bias? Let’s start with a quiz. 1. Who was more likely to vote for Donald Trump in 2016, men or women? 2. Who is more likely to commit … Read More
We once believed in magic. Now we believe in psychology. Is there a difference? This essay is a guest post by Jason Manning, an Associate Professor of Sociology at West … Read More
This essay is about bias, but not the bias you think. Do girls avoid STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) fields because of ongoing, widespread discrimination? Or do girls with the skill sets … Read More