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An attitude of gratitude

Several of my friends are going through a rough time right now. One is reeling from the breakup of a long-term relationship. Another is grieving the loss of both of his parents. 1,079 more words

Psychological Research

The myth that Criterion related validity is a simple correlation between test score and work outcome

This is a myth that can be discussed with relative simplicity: Criterion validity is far more than the simple correlations that are found in technical manuals. 795 more words

I/O Psychology

Why gaydar is my Spidey-sense

It was the first day of swim lessons. My daughter was ready to go, adjusting her swim goggles and trying to guess who was going to be her swim teacher. 960 more words

Psychological Research

Building a better survey

Like many social scientists, much of my work revolves around surveys and questionnaires. Sometimes, senior management prepares and executes these investigations very well, yet other times folks seem to not know the first things about survey design. 1,188 more words

The Dangers of Chivalry - Benevolent Sexim

Last week, we discussed ambivalent sexism, and I described the difference between Hostile Sexism and Benevolent Sexism. This week, we discuss how benevolent sexism serves to undermine gender equality. 1,506 more words

Psychology

Ambivalent Sexism

Is sexism still an issue worth worrying about, even in the West? Absolutely. Some of us may not realize that our actions, while benevolent in nature, may actually serve to enforce gender roles. 1,640 more words

Psychology