In science communication, the gender of an author as well as the gendered stereotypes assigned to their area of research impact the perceived scientific quality of their work: male scientists and “masculine” topics are frequently perceived as demonstrating higher scientific quality.
Women are more likely than men to have strongly internalized moral identities, leading to more ethical negotiation practices—but the situation can suppress women’s ethical strength.
Résumés signaling high socioeconomic class status made male applicants, but not female applicants, more likely to be selected for a job interview at elite law firms.
Despite being an underrepresented group in STEM professions, Black women are relatively less likely than white women to associate STEM with masculinity, and more likely to begin STEM studies in college.
When women are confronted with negative stereotypes about women and math ability, they underperform on math examinations, and activity in brain regions associated with depression and social rejection is seen.