Gender Differences

More alike than Different? The Commonalities of Gender

Over the decades, a confusing litany of research and information has emerged regarding gender. Central questions have been posed: “How similar are man and women?” “What exactly is gender?” “What makes men and women different?” But still, no clear answers exist. These questions remain even more important, taking into account recent legal, social, and political […]

An Evolutionary Approach to Human Mating Strategies

Human Mating Strategies Many individuals tend to think of dating and relationships as an “anything goes,” dog-eat-dog enterprise. Yet you may be surprised to learn that human mating remains much more complex and much more science-based than you could ever imagine. When it comes to human mating, then, the psychological and sociological research appears to suggest that a myriad […]

Female and Male Brains: What Does Science have to Say?

Throughout human history, a widespread belief has been that differences exist between the sexes. In the mid-twentieth century, however, various political and social movements sought to close the so-called “gender gap.” And why not? On average, women still earn less money than men, and globally, some countries maintain draconian customs that strip women of political […]