Sex bias in psychological research. Progress or complacency?

  title={Sex bias in psychological research. Progress or complacency?},
  author={Linda R. Gannon and Tracy Luchetta and Karin Rhodes and Lynn Pardie and D J Segrist},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  volume={47 3},
A total of 4,952 articles published in 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, and 1990 in the areas of developmental, clinical, physiological, and social psychology were reviewed for the purpose of assessing various indicators of sexism in human psychological research. Significant changes in sex of first author, sex of participants, sexist language, and inappropriate generalization indicated that sexism has clearly diminished in the past two decades. Despite these improvements, however, the data revealed… CONTINUE READING

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