Do masculine leadership titles general women’s leadership?

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Debates about using masculine or gender-neutral words to describe leadership positions, jobs and awards affecting nearly all domains of society from business to politics and media. Recently, local politicians have considered changing titles such as “alderman” or “councilman” to their gender-neutral counterparts (eg, “council member”). While some dismiss calls for gender-neutral … Read more

Scaling the cost of government programs using a cost-per-person price tag improves comprehension by the general public

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Government policies often are presented with hefty price tags, but people often zone out as more zeros are added to the total cost. A new study from Carnegie Mellon University suggests that rescaling the cost of programs can increase a person’s understanding of funding choices, which may improve how people participate … Read more