Category Archives: Human Behavior: Machismo

Wealthier men less likely to help partners with housework: University of Warwick

Men on lower incomes are more likely to help their partners with housework than higher-earners, although women are still by far doing the most around the home, no matter how many hours they work or how much they are paid. … Continue reading

Posted in Health Care: Disparities, Human Behavior: Gender Differences, Human Behavior: Machismo, Human Behavior: Relationships, Marriage | Comments Off

How women cope with looks, comments, catcalls, and worse

Some young women simply have more resilience and better coping skills and can shrug off the effect of unwanted cat calls, demeaning looks and sexual advances. Women with low resilience struggle and could develop psychological problems when they internalize such … Continue reading

Posted in Human Behavior: Bias, Human Behavior: Machismo, Human Behavior: Rudeness, Human Behavior: Sexuality, Sexual Assault | Comments Off

Mothers leave work because they don’t want to behave like men, study finds

Middle-class working mothers are leaving work because they are unwilling to behave like men, according to a research paper co-written by a University of Leicester management expert and a senior television producer. Mothers in professional and managerial jobs are expected … Continue reading

Posted in Human Behavior: Machismo | Comments Off

Men’s drinking tied to hostile sexism in new study

The Stronger Women Get, the More Men Love Football: Sexism and the American Culture of Sports Addict Behav. 2012 Nov;37(11):1264-70. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2012.06.010. Epub 2012 Jun 15. The role of heavy episodic drinking and hostile sexism in men’s sexual aggression toward … Continue reading

Posted in Alcohol, Human Behavior: Aggression, Human Behavior: Bias, Human Behavior: Bullying, Human Behavior: Gender Differences, Human Behavior: Machismo, Human Behavior: Relationships, Human Behavior: Violence | Comments Off

Why many men who hit women don’t consider it abuse or domestic violence

“Although the gender-equal man is the norm, men’s violence against women hasn’t disappeared. But it’s more difficult to spot because the abusers don’t define it as domestic abuse,” says masculinities researcher Lucas Gottzén. “Men who have perpetrated violence against women … Continue reading

Posted in Human Behavior: Aggression, Human Behavior: Machismo, Human Behavior: Violence | Comments Off

Why are we so overconfident and what does that mean?

Researchers have long known that people are very frequently overconfident – that they tend to believe they are more physically talented, socially adept, and skilled at their job than they actually are. For example, 94% of college professors think they … Continue reading

Posted in Human Behavior, Human Behavior: Aggression, Human Behavior: Arrogance, Human Behavior: Deception, Human Behavior: Decision Making, Human Behavior: Dignity, Human Behavior: Goal Setting, Human Behavior: Machismo, Human Behavior: Narcissism, Human Behavior: Optimism, Human Behavior: Self Esteem, Human Behavior: Shyness | Comments Off

Why Don Draper would not like today’s ads that target men

The male response to depictions of ideal masculinity in advertising is typically negative, which has implications for advertisers and marketers targeting the increasingly fragmented consumer demographic, according to research from a University of Illinois marketing expert. Cele Otnes, a professor … Continue reading

Posted in Human Behavior, Human Behavior: Charisma, Human Behavior: Dignity, Human Behavior: Honesty, Human Behavior: Machismo, Human Behavior: Self Esteem, Marketing | Comments Off

When domestic abusers are most likely to attack: new evidence

An analysis of jailhouse phone calls between men charged with felony domestic violence and their victims allowed researchers for the first time to see exactly what triggered episodes of violent abuse. The findings showed that violence often immediately followed accusations … Continue reading

Posted in Domestic Violence, Human Behavior: Aggression, Human Behavior: Anger, Human Behavior: Impulse, Human Behavior: Machismo, Human Behavior: Relationships, Human Behavior: Sexuality, Human Behavior: Violence | Comments Off

Macho men let their female partners’ higher income threaten their relationship: study

Macho men whose partners earn more than they do have worse romantic relationships, in part because the difference in income is a strain for them, according to a new study by Patrick Coughlin and Jay Wade from Fordham University in … Continue reading

Posted in Human Behavior: Aggression, Human Behavior: Anger, Human Behavior: Anxiety, Human Behavior: Arrogance, Human Behavior: Bullying, Human Behavior: Conflict, Human Behavior: Dignity, Human Behavior: Envy, Human Behavior: Gender Differences, Human Behavior: Machismo, Human Behavior: Paranoia, Human Behavior: Relationships, Human Behavior: Self Esteem, Human Behavior: Stress | Comments Off