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Sexism in storm names

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Current Event June 18, 2014

Sexism in Storm Names - Gender Makes a Difference

Studies show that people react differently to male and female named storms. There is more preparation and fear of storms with male names, such as Victor, versus a storm named Christina. As a result, there are serious implications of this unconscious gender bias. Listen to this public radio story to learn more.

Gender Earth and Space Science Weather and Climate

Story Length: 4:59

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AIR DATE: 06/03/2014

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