Which woman is more likely to attract wolf-whistles, body gropes, and unrequited overtures: the warm and demure office sweetheart, or the aggressive and ambitious office upstart? Jennifer Berdahl, a social psychologist at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, finds that the upstarts, not the sweethearts, attract more unpleasant sexual attention. From her findings, reported in the March 2007 Journal of Applied Psychology, she concludes that “men aren’t harassi…

To read this article and start a full year of unlimited online access, subscribe now!

Already a subscriber?

Need to register for your premium online access,
which is included with your paid subscription?