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Eureka! Gender affects how we judge competence, genius

Whatever mental picture is conjured up, chances are they all have one thing in common: The person is male. Cornell University’s postdoctoral researcher Kristen Elmore has co-authored a study that sought to determine whether perceptions of inventions and inventors are shaped by how they’re described. Elmore and collaborator Myra Luna-Lucero of Columbia University looked at […]