Tag Archives: Tanya Chartrand

The Other Side Of Gender Equality

As a follow-up to Jody’s blog, I want to address more specifically the sort of gender-trending aggression implicit in the rhetoric used by Duke University researcher Tanya Chartrand, and to show that this is a real, but largely ignored, form of abusive behavior. Recent popular articles1 have begun to publicize the phenomenon of female bullying, […]

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When Men Won’t Do What They’re Told

A husband and wife team of researchers at Duke University have recently concluded a study (read about it at MSNBC or News-Medical.net) demonstrating that people instinctively resist infringement on their autonomy, even by those they love. While participants in the study were performing word puzzles on a screen, the names of loved ones were flashed […]

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