Jody MacPherson

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Men's and women's brains react differently when helping others, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> There is pleasure in both giving and receiving. Does gender influence which of these pleasures we prefer?<p>In women, part of the brain showed a greater response when sharing money, while in men, the same structure showed more activity when they kept the cash for themselves, a small study …

Neuroscience

Most Women You Know Are Angry — and That’s All Right

“It’s all right to feel angry. It’s all right to feel anything, in fact.”<p><i>In this op-ed, writer and journalist Laurie Penny, the author of the new book</i> Bitch Doctrine: Essays for Dissenting Adults, <i>explores female anger — why we hide it, why it's feared, how we can use it to change the world.</i><p>Many …

Feminism

Rona Ambrose named to Liberal government’s NAFTA advisory council

While Liberals and Conservatives trade accusations that they're hurting Canada's position in the imminent renegotiation of NAFTA, the Trudeau government has tapped the Tories' former interim leader, Rona Ambrose, to help advise on the trilateral trade deal.<p>Ambrose is one of 13 members of a newly …

The next crisis for California will be the affordability of water

The price of almost everything is on the rise, but we tend to shrug off inflation in goods and services we can cut back or do without. Not water, the rising cost of which is looming as a defining economic problem in coming years.<p>In California and across the nation, concern about water affordability …

Los Angeles

UK's Refill campaign is a clever solution to the plastic bottle plague

<b>This community-driven initiative uses an app to connect thirsty people with businesses that will fill bottles with tap water.</b><p>In an ideal world, there …

Why You Should Stop Trying to Be More Confident

Research shows that mastering self-compassion is a better tactic when it comes to relationship and career success.<p>Let’s cut to the chase: yup, successful people are confident. And the more successful people become, often the more confident they are. And more confidence provides more benefits. …

Self Compassion

Feminism Needs A Rebrand. Paternity Leave Shows Us Why - On the MARC Blog - MARC

Break Down This Mental Model<p><b>By Eric Arthrell</b>. I am a feminist. When I read articles about the dangers of toxic bro culture, mansplaining, and women’s …

Science Has Consistently Underestimated Women Because Scientists Are Sexist

In her new book, "Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong," Angela Saini argues that the "sexist baggage" within science has made us—mistakenly—believe women are weaker than men.<p>In 2013, three scientists from McMaster University published an article in peer-reviewed journal <i>PLOS Computational Biology</i> …

Heatwave: taps run dry as householders warned to limit water use as temperatures soar

Water shortages hit homes in the south east leaving households with just a trickle dribbling from taps as Britain looked set to sizzle in the hottest June day for 176 years.<p>The countrywide heatwave entered its fifth day today, making it the longest run of scorching weather since 1995.<p>Affinity …

Power Causes Brain Damage

How leaders lose mental capacities—most notably for reading other people—that were essential to their rise<p>If power were a prescription drug, it would come with a long list of known side effects. It can intoxicate. It can corrupt. It can even make Henry Kissinger believe that he’s sexually magnetic. …

CEOs

This is Your Brain on Empathy

A look into the brain while hearing a sad story reveals the neural roots of caring.<p>When you friend tells you about their awful day, how do you feel? …

Michigan officials vow to fight charges over Flint water crisis: reports

(Reuters) - Lawyers for two top Michigan health officials on Thursday pledged to fight criminal charges filed a day earlier in connection with Flint’s water crisis that was linked to an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease and at least 12 deaths, according to local news reports.<p>FILE PHOTO - The Flint …

Water

Texas mayors back Canada's efforts to block Buy America policies

A pair of Texas mayors is joining Canada's fight to try to convince the state's top lawmakers to reverse course on a new "Buy America" law that could …

Canada just took a huge step forward for trans rights—leaving the U.S. further behind than ever

Canada is set to become one of the first North American nations to provide antidiscrimination protections for transgender citizens. But for …

'How We Hire, How We Act': Inside the Diversity Initiative Getting CEOs to Commit

While the industry is talking about diversity, a coalition of major advertisers are actually doing something about it.<p>Earlier this week, the new CEO …

Procter & Gamble

Why We Logged Every Fortune 500 Company's Diversity Data, Or Lack Thereof

Last week, the <i>Fortune</i> data team revealed that we spent the months leading up to the launch of this year’s <i>Fortune</i> 500 collecting information about the …