Organisers: Thomas Naselaris, Hendrikje Nienborg, Russ Poldrack, Michael J. Tarr, Megan Peters, Leyla Isik, Gunnar Blohm, Jennifer Lieberman, Leila Wehbe, Julian Jara-Ettinger, Aldo Faisal, Jana Shaich Borg, Judy Fan
Invited (keynote) speakers gender ratio: 6 Women: 7 Men (46%) Estimated base rate of women in the field: 35%* BWN rating: 3, i.e. within 1 standard deviation above estimated base rate
Organisers: Catherine Collins, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Rüdiger Klein, Max-Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Germany Kang Shen, Stanford University Yimin Zou, University of California San Diego
Invited speakers (and session chairs) gender ratio: 7 Women: 9 Men (44%) Estimated base rate of women in the field: 33%* BWN rating: 3(i.e. 1 standard deviation above base rate)
*Method of estimation: previously established base rate of women in the field of molecular neuroscience
This week’s BWN Friday Post brings you a new paper from April Bailey and colleagues on the gender bias even when gender-neutral terms are used, titled: “Based on billions of words on the internet, PEOPLE=MEN“.
This week’s BWN Friday Post brings you a new paper from Rasha Kardosh and colleagues on the illusion of diversity, titled: “Minority salience and the overestimation of individuals from minority groups in perception and memory“.
This week’s BWN Friday Post brings you a new paper from Katherine Gelber and colleagues from Australia on how student evaluations are biased against women university teachers, titled “Gendered mundanities: gender bias in student evaluations of teaching in political science”.