People Tend To Believe That Psychology Is A “Feminine” Discipline

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The results showed that people see psychology as a more women-heavy profession and discipline, with participants estimating that 62% of psychology students and 59% of psychologists are women.
A second study looked more directly at people’s perceptions of how “feminine” or “masculine” psychology is as a field.
As expected, participants tended to ...

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