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In this section of the blog, you can find out more about the topics and debates that are at the center of our work!

Sex and Gender in Psychological Research – Modern and contemporary history 24. October, 2022 In this video, Sofia Bracco gives an overview on the modern and contemporary history of Sex and Gender in Psychological…

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Scientific journals about men and masculinities 17. October, 2022 It is not easy to navigate among the plurality of scientific journals and figure out which of them would contain…

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Social Psychology Glossary (5): The Contact Hypothesis 4. October, 2022 In our last post of the Social Psychology Glossary, we discussed the definition of prejudice from a Social Psychological perspective.…

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Metaphors describing Women’s Paths to Leadership 12. September, 2022 Research on women’s paths to leadership and the obstacles they encounter seems to have a certain affinity for metaphors to…

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Mentoring in the workplace 25. August, 2022 In this video, Federica Case analyzes the features and benefits of mentoring relationships in the workplace. 

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LGBTQ+ Children’s books 18. August, 2022 LGBTQ+ children’s books can not only be useful tools to educate youngsters about different gender and sexual identities, human rights…

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Intersectionality & Stereotypes - Images of the Black Woman Intersectionality & Stereotypes – Images of the Black Woman 4. August, 2022 Ana-Nzinga Weiss illustrates how intersectionality is manifested by reviewing the stereotypical images of the Black woman in the U.S.

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Social Psychology Glossary (4): Prejudice 21. July, 2022 Unlike the term stereotype or the even more uncommon stereotype threat, many have probably heard, read, or used the word…

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Men applying for positions in childcare work 11. July, 2022 In attempts to achieve gender equality in the workplace, the underrepresentation of men in women-dominated careers is often overlooked. Men…

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Why are most “flying people” men? 4. July, 2022 What pops into your mind when you think of the word “pilot”? In a collaboration project with the Finnish Aviation…

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The “rainbow plague”: gender conspiracies theories 20. June, 2022 Conspiracy theories are alternative explanations for important events that center around secret plots by powerful and ill-intentioned groups. According to…

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Prototypes. Article photo Prototypes: The Gender and Racial Biases That Are Too Obvious To Notice 27. May, 2022 In less than one second, we effortlessly and automatically categorize a person according to gender and race. It’s useful to…

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Social Psychology Glossary (3): Stereotype threat 19. May, 2022 What if a person with a stigmatized identity acknowledges some negative stereotypes associated with their identity? Negative stereotypes represent the…

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Androcentrism: Featured Picture Androcentrism: Learning to see the invisible 14. April, 2022 As a child, I had already internalized that the “neutral” representation of a person is male. 

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Social Psychology Glossary (2): Stereotype 30. March, 2022 In Social Psychology, a stereotype is defined as the descriptive, cognitive component of our knowledge about groups. This knowledge, like…

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Understanding Anti Gender Movements Understanding Anti-gender Movements 23. March, 2022 On April 3, 2022, the Hungarian general election takes place, and alongside the election, there is a national referendum on…

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Covid Workplace Gender Equality Covid-19 and workplace gender equality 18. March, 2022 Research by the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) indicates that the long- and short-term effects of the Covid-19 pandemic…

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The New Normal 17. February, 2022 Normality is a made-up construct, and it is constantly changing and updating itself. People ditch stigmatized old terms and come…

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Is traditional Masculinity still valued? 10. February, 2022 Some scholars argue that the norms of traditional masculinity are “dying out” as a result of the movements that advocate…

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Gender and Superhero Movies Gender diversity and Superhero films 24. January, 2022 Societal and media discourse are linked and strongly influence each other. Hence, societal gender discourse can be observed within different…

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Social Psychology Glossary (1): Categorization 13. December, 2021 Categorization is a process that helps people simplify their perception of the social and physical world. With categorization, a perceiver…

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Understanding diversity and intersectionality to challenge inequality in organisations 13. December, 2021 Keynote lecture by Professor Mieke Verloo, Radboud University Nijmegen during the G-Versity Summer School in Berlin

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