Archive for the ‘Well-Being’ Category

Stories of people getting more testosterone and coming to regret it. And of people losing it and coming to appreciate life without it. The pros and cons of the hormone of desire. – See more at: http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/220/testosterone#sthash.1xSaFmPK.dpuf

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If you’re a convicted criminal, the best thing you can have going for you might be your gender.

A new study by Sonja Starr, an assistant law professor at the University of Michigan, found that men are given much higher sentences than women convicted of the same crimes in federal court.

The study found that men receive sentences that are 63 percent higher, on average, than their female counterparts. (Continue reading…)

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Mark Saunders

1. Female privilege is being able to walk down the street at night without people crossing the street because they’re automatically afraid of you.

2. Female privilege is being able to approach someone and ask them out without being labeled “creepy.” Continue Reading…

Carol Graham and Soumya Chattopadhyay

We explore gender differences in reported well-being around the world, both across and within  countries – comparing age, income, and education cohorts. We find that women have higher levels of well-being than men, with a few exceptions in low income countries.

We explore gender differences in reported well-being around the world, both across and within countries – comparing age, income, and education cohorts. We find that women have higher levels of well-being than men, with a few exceptions in low income countries.

We explore gender differences in reported well-being around the world, both across and within countries – comparing age, income, and education cohorts. We find that women have higher levels of well-being than men, with a few exceptions in low income countries.

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