What Does It Mean to Be a “Good” Man? (NSQ Ep. 38)
Also: how can you stop ruminating?
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Relevant Research & References
Here’s where you can learn more about the people and ideas in this episode:
- Elizabeth Nyamayaro, former senior advisor to Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director for UN Women.
- Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, founding editor, Annual Review of Clinical Psychology.
- James Gross, professor of psychology at Stanford University.
- Ethan Kross, professor of psychology and management/organizations at the University of Michigan.
- Russell T. Hurlburt, professor of psychology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
- I Am a Girl from Africa, by Elizabeth Nyamayaro (2021).
- Chatter: The Voice in Our Head, Why It Matters, and How to Harness It, by Ethan Kross (2021).
- “What it’s Like Living Without an Inner Monologue,” by Alex Soloducha (CBC News, 2020).
- “Tackling Social Norms: A Game Changer for Gender Inequalities,” by the United Nations Development Programme (2020).
- “Sweden’s Parental Leave May Be Generous, But It’s Tying Women to the Home,” by Madelaine Gnewski (The Guardian, 2019).
- “How Long is a Parental Leave and for Whom? An Analysis of Methodological and Policy Dimensions of Leave Length and Division in Sweden,” by Ann-Zofie Duvander and Ida Viklund (International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 2019).
- “Equal but Inequitable: Who Benefits from Gender-Neutral Tenure Clock Stopping Policies?” by Heather Antecol, Kelly Bedard, and Jenna Stearns (American Economic Review, 2018).
- “Shaped by Their Daughters: Executives, Female Socialization, and Corporate Social Responsibility,” by Henrik Cronqvist and FrankYu (Journal of Financial Economics, 2017).
- “Ironic Misandry: Why Feminists Pretending to Hate Men Isn’t Funny,” by Sarah Begley (TIME, 2014).
- “A Simple Exercise to Increase Well-Being and Lower Depression from Martin Seligman, Founding Father of Positive Psychology,” by Maria Popova (BrainPickings.com, 2014).
- “Gender Differences in Rumination: A Meta-Analysis,” by Daniel P. Johnson and Mark A.Whisman (Personality and Individual Differences, 2013).
- “Rethinking Rumination,” by Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, Blair E. Wisco, and Sonja Lyubomirsky (Perspectives on Psychological Science, 2008).
- “Consequences of the Americans With Disabilities Act,” by Les Picker (National Bureau of Economic Research, 1998).
- “Is Optimism a Luxury Good? (NSQ Ep. 33),” by No Stupid Questions (2021).
- “Why Do We Seek Comfort in the Familiar? (NSQ Ep. 30),” by No Stupid Questions (2020).