Among Americans, it’s now a widely accepted assumption that women are just as competent and intelligent as men. But men are still seen as more likely to embody the attributes we seek in leaders.

Those are the key findings of a new study that analyzed 62 years of polling data, looking at how attitudes have shifted regarding the strengths and weakness of men and women. According to the study, some stereotypes have shifted significantly over the decades, while others remain stubbornly in place….

Pacific Standard Magazine