Sofia LaChance

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Laura Gentile, espnW Imagines The Future Of Women's Sports

As a female journalist and sports fan, I cannot help but notice that people are often uncomfortable talking about women’s sports. And when the subject of creating platforms specifically dedicated to female athletes and sports fans arises the conversation goes from uncomfortable to divisive.<p>There …

If we want more women in sport we must raise their profile

When I was at school I loved playing team sports. Not because I was particularly good at them, but simply because I enjoyed them. My parents always encouraged me to take part in extracurricular activities, so I played in various teams until the age of 20 when I left university.<p>At that age I wasn't …

Turns Out Women Want Athletes to Look Like Athletes, Not Sex Symbols

Picture an ad featuring a professional female athlete. What does it look like? Chances are the woman looks more prepared to walk a runway rather than score a goal—but new research says that could be changing.<p>Last week, ESPN aired the final documentary in its summer series, Nine for IX, featuring …

Why Women Are Not Taken Seriously in Sports Conversations and What We Can Do About It

A woman walks into a bar on a Monday night. She is not there to meet friends or her lover or to drink the night away. Rather, its NFL football season and her favorite team is playing. While at the bar there are flat screen televisions broadcasting the game and soon she finds herself surrounded my …

Discrimination Toward Women in Sports Needs to Stop

<b>By Shannon Lane</b><p>This weekend, <i>College GameDay</i> came to Evanston, and I don't know if I've ever been more proud to be a Wildcat. Hundreds of students lined up in the grass outside Lakeside Field before the clock even struck midnight. <i>USA TODAY</i> said Northwestern's signs might be the best of the 2013 …

Day of the Girl

Great news!<p>We have extended the deadline for creative submissions for International Day of the Girl 2018 to <b>AUGUST 10TH!</b><p>That means you have 2 more …

United Nations

25 Things Every Woman Needs to Know

1) Life is a steep, uphill battle but it's fierce and it's beautiful and you'll be sad to see it go if you live it right.<p>2) New people won't stop coming into your life and opportunities won't stop knocking on the door but you need to have the space for them. In all you currently have -- be they …

Women’s issues and how technology can save lives

Women's News

Women MBA Students React To Jodi Kantor's Bombshell Article On Gender Issues

Interested to learn more about the experiences of students at other elite business schools, we talked to women at The University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, Stanford University's Graduate School of Business, and New York University's Stern School of Business. While all acknowledged that …

“A First-Rate Girl”: The Problem of Female Beauty

I have a friend who dates only exceptionally attractive women. These women aren’t trophy-wife types—they are comparable to him in age, education level, and professional status. They are just really, notably good looking, standouts even in the kind of urban milieu where regular workouts and healthy …

Women's Issues - Domestic Violence

"What do 1 in 4 women have in common? One in four women will experience some form of domestic violence in her lifetime." Grammy Award-winning …

Japanese mayor says second world war 'comfort women' were necessary

An outspoken nationalist mayor has said the Japanese military's "comfort women" regime of forced prostitution of Asian women before and during the second world war was necessary to maintain discipline in the ranks and provide rest for soldiers who risked their lives in battle.<p>The comments raised …

Women Hugging At Work: Do We Need To Start Embracing The Handshake?

To hug or not to hug (a co-worker)? That is the question posed by tech journalist Shane Snow and The Grindstone's Ruth Graham.<p>In a post for Medium, Snow articulates the anxiety he feels when navigating the handshake or hug conundrum with female colleagues (because apparently every man he knows only …

The rise of the evolutionary psychology douchebag

They believe that certain groups of people are inherently smarter than others. They write books about how rape is a natural part of human evolution. …

How Much Do Psychologists Make?

If you're considering a career in psychology, you may be wondering how much money psychologists earn each year and what the work hours are like. …

9 Highest Paying Psychology Careers and Salaries

There is a tremendous diversity among psychology professions, and salaries and yearly earnings are just as varied. In a struggling economy, many …

Psychology Jobs – Where to Find Them

Searching for your first psychology job can be an exciting experience, but it can also be a bit daunting. Learning where to look for psychology jobs …

The psychology of stress and how teachers can manage it

Despite much discussion concerning the nature of workplace stress, our jobs are getting more and not less stressful. While stress certainly isn't unique to the teaching profession, working in schools does throw up a number of situations that are unique to education while the current climate of …

How to Choose an Online Psychology Class

Online psychology classes are a great way to earn college credit and learn more about psychology. For many students, such classes allow them to get …

What the Psychology of Suicide Prevention Teaches Us About Controlling Our Everyday Worries

<i>“We must gain victory, not by assaulting the walls, but by accepting them,”</i> wrote James Gordon Gilkey in his 1934 guide to how not to worry. <i>“Don’t worry about popular opinion … Don’t worry about the past. Don’t worry about the future. … Don’t worry about anybody getting ahead of you,”</i> F. Scott …

Understanding the Bystander Effect

If you witnessed an emergency happening right before your eyes, you would certainly take some sort of action to help the person in trouble, right? …

Why Are Statistics Necessary in Psychology?

A lot of psychology students are surprised (and sometimes dismayed) to realize that statistics courses are required for graduation in their chosen …

In Defense of (Conceptually Messy) Psychology

In a recent post at <i>The Daily Beast</i>, Will Wilkinson lambasts the field of psychology. His launching point is a recent paper by Nicholas Brown, Alan Sokal (of Sokal Hoax fame) and Harris Friedman that seriously challenges the math behind a much-touted claim in positive psychology: that achieving a …