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How to Make the Best First Impression

August 21, 2017
How to Make the Best First Impression

Guess how long it takes to form a clear first impression that is unlikely to be revised? 1/10 of a second. That’s all is takes for someone to judge you based on your face. Allowing more time for impressions doesn’t change that judgment. In a series of experiments, judgments were remarkably consistent across subjects – […]

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Sexist Men Have Poor Mental Health

December 5, 2016
Sexist Men Have Poor Mental Health

A recent meta-analysis of 78 different studies (2003-2013) in the Journal of Counseling Psychology concludes that men who adhere to traditional masculine norms exhibit poorer mental health than men who are less traditional in their concept of masculinity. (H/T: J 2.0) Mental Health Defined For analytical purposes, mental health is defined as more than the absence of […]

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How Women Really Feel About Male Dominance

June 3, 2012
How Women Really Feel About Male Dominance

In any discussion of what women want, no trait gets more attention than social status. Acknowledged as a key female attraction cue, it’s also frequently referred to as social dominance. It’s easy to see why. One need only look around to see that men in positions of leadership and social dominance are highly desired by […]

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