Can an Angry Woman Get Ahead?

  title={Can an Angry Woman Get Ahead?},
  author={Victoria L. Brescoll and Eric Luis Uhlmann},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  pages={268 - 275}
Three studies examined the relationships among anger, gender, and status conferral. As in prior research, men who expressed anger in a professional context were conferred higher status than men who expressed sadness. However, both male and female evaluators conferred lower status on angry female professionals than on angry male professionals. This was the case regardless of the actual occupational rank of the target, such that both a female trainee and a female CEO were given lower status if… 

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