Posts Tagged ‘psychology’

Girls Who Smile Are Down to Fuck Whatever

Every month, I share in the blessing that is my roommate's subscription to Psychology Today. Just like the popular undergraduate major, the magazine is a potent mixture of pseudo-science:

and hot girls:

This month's psychological musings include a handy guide to figuring out which girls are slutty. Great. I love psychology.
"Is a short skirt just a welcome [...]

German Bridges Are Girls, Spanish Bridges Are Boys

This morning, NPR reported on an exciting new grammar and gender study by Stanford psychologist Lera Boroditsky. Boroditsky argues that languages which assign masculine and feminine genders to non-gendered objects actually affect the qualities the speakers assign to those objects. So, when a German speaker sees the word "bridge"—in German, the feminine "die brucke"—she's more [...]