States with the most age bias: New Jersey Connecticut Mississippi South Carolina New York Florida North Carolina Georgia Louisiana Maryland States with the least age bias: Utah Alaska Colorado Washington Nebraska Oregon Arkansas Idaho Nevada Vermont The psychological impact of these variations is significant. In regions with a lot of age bias, people tend to psychologically separate themselves from their age group, known as “age disassociation.” This happens when people lie about their age, or try to present as youthful, or say that they feel decades younger. … [Read more...] about Stanford researchers say age bias is worse in these 10 states
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Today, the New York Times Cooking homepage is filled with “comforting dishes to eat while the results roll in,” largely comprising all-American pub foods with global twists, including Indian-ish nachos, Mexican hot dogs, and Cantonese cream corn. There’s mac and cheese of many varieties: Southern, French onion, vegan. One of Houston’s local papers is suggesting Vietnamese shrimp spring rolls and apple pie popcorn; one of Portland’s, a pecan sheet cake, “cannabis chocolate optional.” There’s even an Election Cake, a Colonial-era fruit cake packed with raisins and pecans. … [Read more...] about What is America likely to eat on election night?
Even when employers do seek to advocate for the collective good, they often miss the point. In New York, for example, most large white-collar employers are members of the Partnership for New York City, a powerful nonprofit led by longtime president and CEO Kathryn Wylde. As the organization grappled with the evolving coronavirus crisis throughout the spring and summer, the partnership surveyed its members on their priorities. Employers said they were most concerned about health, transit, and childcare, in that order. But when the partnership published its “call to action” for economic recovery, in July, its ideas regarding school and childcare centered around strengthening the city’s online learning capabilities—a solution that would do little to alleviate the dual burden of full-time work and full-time oversight of Zoom-based learning. And indeed, when New York City shuttered schools in November—but still exempted restaurants and gyms—there … [Read more...] about Why “flexibility” may be the least helpful thing companies can offer working parents right now