she blinded me with science
"Sex is the most pervasive method of categorizing people. We are more likely to categorize people based on gender than race."
These are the first words of a new study in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
, "Men and Women Are From Earth: Examining the Latent Structure of Gender," headed by Bobbi J. Carothers
and Harry T. Reis
, a couple of lads from Washington University in St. Louis and the University of Rochester who aimed to provide empirical evidence that sex and gender are not the same thing.