Posts Tagged ‘gender bias’

October 7th, 2021

Are Women Worse Than Men at Salary Negotiation?

USC researchers who studied how women and men fare in salary negotiations found they are equally bad at it. What’s more, they believe that negotiations are influenced by human biases Contact: Emily Gersema, (213) 712-3168 or gersema@usc.edu; or Amy Blumenthal (917) 710-1897 or amyblume@usc.edu A team of USC researchers who have long employed virtual humans to understand […]

December 12th, 2019

USC study finds teacher bias against math ability of girls, students of color

The study found that teachers assumed that girls—and especially girls of color—had lower mathematics ability than boys and white boys. Contact: Jenesse Miller at (213) 810-8554 or jenessem@usc.edu or Ross Brenneman at (213) 740-2327 or rossbren@usc.edu New research into how teachers evaluate the mathematical ability of students suggests that White teachers and teachers of color […]

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