Posts Tagged ‘gender’

Gender and Disease in New York: Is gender a significant risk factor for heart disease?

December 17, 2014

Heart disease is the predominant global cause of death for men and women. Gender influences the biological, psychological and social factors of death due to diseases of the heart. According to the dataset [from where], women are more at risk in New York City from death caused by diseases of the heart in comparison to […]

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Who Let the Dogs Out? Is there a Correlation between Gender and Dog Breed Preference?

December 11, 2014

Today in the United States, the leading reason for dog ownership is simply for companionship1 – and these companions come in all different shapes and sizes. The question of why we pick the dogs that we do is a particularly intriguing one. And in a gendered world, the question of whether gender affects the dogs […]

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Women Are Just as Likely to Exhibit Door-Holding Behavior as Men

December 10, 2014

This study was conducted to observe a common courtesy that has been associated ubiquitously with gentlemen – holding a door for a person to pass before him. However, over time, the door-holding maneuver has been a gesture that both genders have adopted into modern culture. Previous research has shown that in today’s society, men and […]

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Gendered Generosity: Women are More Likely to be Altruistic in Public Places than Men are

December 10, 2014

This naturalistic observation assesses altruistic behaviors among male and female CSI students. Past research has shown there are gender differences in altruistic behaviors. Women are more likely to give when altruism is expensive and men when altruism is cheap. This study expected men to be more likely than women to give money to a bystander […]

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