9 ways science has been totally sexist, and totally wrong


It’s easy to assume that just because something is scientific it’s true. 

That doesn’t account for the glut of conflicting findings both in academia and industry over the past century and how social constructs have impacted scientific judgement.

It also doesn’t account for the fact that science has been — and in some cases continues to be — dominated by men and their often collective worldview. 

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Just think about how that male dominance has impacted the way the scientific community has represented women — both in terms of female participation in and contribution to science.  Read more…

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