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One Simple Skill to Curb Unconscious Gender Bias


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6 thoughts on “One Simple Skill to Curb Unconscious Gender Bias

  1. It makes me sad that the solution suggested is “Hey, women, reframe how you speak,” rather than “Men, stop being so sexist.”
    The problem ISN’T with how women behave, it’s with how men perceive that behavior. Is there a way to make a difference without putting all the responsibility for change on the victim of this discrimination?

  2. Clarification: If you read this study in its entirety, it was not just how men perceived women. Study participants were both genders. Also it showed that both men and women speakers can benefit from framing (prefacing) assertive comments.

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