Women have typically been thought of as being more emotional and, historically, have even been excluded from participating in research, the authors of a study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, wrote. This exclusion, the researchers explained, is partly because of the belief that their "ovarian hormone fluctuations" can cause variations, including in their emotions "that could not be experimentally controlled."
Furthermore, there are also certain biases in how people look at men and women's emotions.
"For instance, a man whose emotions fluctuate during a sporting event is described as 'passionate,'" the University of Michigan (U-M) noted in a news release, citing study senior author Adriene Beltz. "But a woman whose emotions change due to any event, even if provoked, is considered 'irrational.'"
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