Gender and Biased Perceptions: Scientists Rate Job Applicants

“The researchers asked a national sample of 127 biology, physics, and chemistry professors to evaluate the application materials of an undergrad science student who applied for a lab manager position, a job they saw as a gateway to other opportunities. Everyone was given the same materials excerpts here, but half the applicants were given the first name Jennifer and half were called John. The participants were told the student would be given feedback based on their evaluations.”

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