Male Politicians Have "Bigger Heads" in More Gender-Equal Cultures, Psychology of Women Quarterly Reveals

Published: Oct 18, 2012

When it comes to analyzing gender stereotypes in the media, studies have shown that photographs of men focus on male faces while photographs of women are more focused on women's bodies. A recent study from Psychology of Women Quarterly, a SAGE journal, finds that this type of "face-ism" is even more extreme in cultures with less educational, professional, and political gender discrimination.

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