How Stereotypes Can Drive Women To Quit Science

            Shankar Vedantam is a science correspondent for NPR. He also worked as a reporter for The Washington Post and occasionally as a columnist for Slate. He has been recognized with many journalism honors throughout his career, including awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing Editors, the South Asian Journalists […]

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Genetics in the Workplace

            Scott Shane is a journalist currently employed by The New York Times. Prior to joining The Times, Shane was a reporter for The Baltimore Sun. He is also a professor of economics at Case Western University. This article is adapted from his book Born Entrepreneurs, Born Leaders: How Genes Affect Your Work Life, originally […]

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Why Your Name Matters

   Maria Konnikova is a contributing writer for The New Yorker online, where she writes a weekly column with a focus on psychology and science. Her writing has appeared online and in print in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New York Times, Slate, The New Republic, The Paris Review, The Wall Street Journal, and The Observer, among numerous publications. This article was originally published […]

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Are College Degrees Inherited?

Ronald Brownstein is Atlantic Media’s Editorial Director for Strategic Partnerships. He writes a weekly column and is a contributing writer for the National Journal, Quartz, and The Atlantic. Prior to joining Atlantic Media, Brownstein was the National Affairs Columnist and the National Political Correspondent for the Los Angeles Times. He has been named twice as […]

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