Women are from Venus, men are from Venus

You may have heard about the new study that purports to show that women are less happy than men. Fortunately, Language Log has developed a vaccine that will immunize you against the stupidity issuing from, among other venues, the New York Times. Meanwhile, Deborah Cameron argues in the Guardian that with respect to their use of language, men and women aren’t all that different (see also her new book, The myth of Mars and Venus, from which the Guardian piece is an extract; find it at Best Book Buys, isbn.nu, Powells, ABE).

LinkOctober 15, 2007 in Psychology