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Gender Equality Could Push Men’s and Women’s Personalities Apart

A provocative study finds that nations with the most pronounced gender gaps nonetheless have the most shared characteristics between genders.
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The question of whether or not there are fundamental differences between men’s and women’s personalities has long been debated by psychologists. A number of studies show that certain personality traits are more consistent with one gender over another. At the same time, other research contends that these differences between the genders are still negligible, and that more broadly the brains of both are substantially similar. The American Psychological Association questions whether there is even a difference at all.

Now, a by a researcher at the University of Salzburg in Austria adds

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