Research: Americans Less Fearful Of Storms With Female Names

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

A new analysis suggests unconscious sexism causes people to take hurricanes with female names less seriously than hurricanes with male names.

Source: NPR


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Chris Wannemacher from NJ

Whoa!!!! Cindy more feminine a name than Bertha? And in such a story such as this. . . . . gotta love the climate where such insignificance looms large.

Always enjoy your show and programming in general.

Jun. 03 2014 06:28 AM

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