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University of Rochester

Harry Reis, University of Rochester

Caption: “‘Boy or girl?’ is the first question parents are asked about their newborn, and sex persists through life as the most pervasive characteristic used to distinguish categories among humans,” says Harry Reis, professor of psychology at the University of Rochester. But a new study shows that women and men, by and large, do not fall into different groups.

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