Susan Pinker, Psychologist and Journalist

A sample of media coverage



The Guardian, March 2011
Ideas for modern living: inside out.
By Susan Pinker

The Local (Sweden), June 23, 2009
Swedish parents keep 2-year-old's gender secret
By Lydia Parafianowicz

The New York Times,Science, July 15, 2008
A New Frontier for Title IX: Science
By John Tierney

The Atlantic, November 2008
Should Women rule?
By Sandra Tsing Loh

Women's Health, October 29, 2008
Get Inside His Head
By David Hochman

The Glasgow Herald, August 19, 2008
The allure of the dark side
By Rosemary Goring

The Guardian, August 3, 2008
Depressed, repressed, objectified: are men
the new women?

By Elizabeth Day

The Sunday Times, July 20, 2008
Working women no longer want to be men
By Shane Watson

The London Times, June 27, 2008
Want equal pay? Give up men and children
By Melanie McDonagh

The Times Higher Education, June 26, 2008
Where X does not equal Y
By Helen Haste

The Gazette, June 09, 2008
The volunteer who visits you is probably a woman -
and here's why

By Hugh Anderson

Las Vegas Sun, May 27, 2008
Man, woman, nurse, engineer
By Charlotte Hsu

Dr Laura, May 19, 2008
The Sexual Paradox

The Boston Globe, May 18, 2008
The freedom to say 'no'
By Elaine McArdle

TES, May 09, 2008
Equality: could we incubate it?
By Adi Bloom

The London Times, May 08, 2008
The glass ceiling in women's heads
By Camilla Cavendish

The Financial Times, April 28, 2008
The Sexual Paradox
By Tony Little

Daily Mail, April 22, 2008
Why women don't want top jobs, by a feminist
By Rosie Boycott

Daily Telegraph, April 20, 2008
Op Ed on Hormones and Investing

Ottawa Citizen, April 20, 2008
We hate to admit it, but girls and boys
may be made of different stuff

By Elizabeth Payne

Aberdeen Press and Journal, April 14, 2008
What women want
By Sarah O’Meara

Evening Standard, April 4, 2008
The Sexual Paradox, by Susan Pinker
By Liz Hoggard, April 2, 2008
A firm grip on success
By Graeme Green

The New York Post, March 30, 2008
Women's liberation - equality means choosing
the job your really want

By Kyle Smith

Telegraph, March 28, 2008
Gender gap: most girls just want to have fun
By Judith Woods

NBC Today Show, March 24 2008
Why women earn less, men are fragile and more (text)

Rocky Mountain News, March 21, 2008
The Sexual Paradox: Men, Women,
and the Real Gender Gap

By Verna Noel Jones

Fast Forward Weekly, March 20, 2008
Taboo topics
By Ayla Newhouse

The Globe and Mail, March 10, 2008
Hardwired for different careers
By Sarah Hampson

The Ottawa Citizen, Sunday, March 09, 2008
The real gender gap
By Anne Marie Owens

The Globe & Mail, March 8, 2008
Learning to love the gender gap
By Laura Penny

The Toronto Star, March 05, 2008
Biological Paradox
By Antonia Zerbisias

The Globe and Mail, March 04, 2008
Women at work (online discussion)

The National Post, March 03, 2008
Uncovering the science of the sexes
By Anne Marie Owens

Chatelaine, March 2008
The Wage Gap
By Rachel Giese

Oprah Magazine, March 2008
At Work: The Female Advantage

The Sunday Times, UK, February 17, 2008
How attitudes to boys with ADD are changing

The Sunday Times, UK, February 10, 2008
Are girls wired not to win?

Quill & Quire, February 2008
Courting controversy
By Susan Catto

Quill & Quire, October 16, 2007
Manguel, Pinker, Sudan memoir hot at Frankfurt
By Derek Weiler

Quill & Quire, October 12, 2007
Canadians get a strong start at Frankfurt
By Derek Weiler



Châtelaine, October 2009
Notre sexe fort

Le Devoir, March 10, 2008
L'Entrevue - Respecter les choix des femmes
By Pauline Gravel



Die Weltwoche, March 2008
Warum Frauen keine Karriere machen

Der Spiegel, September 2008
Männer sind extremer (PDF, 3.5 megs)

KURIER, December 12, 2009
Psychologin Pinker zu "Was Frau will"
by Emily Walton, September 25, 2008
Gender-Forschung: Was Frau und Mann
wirklich unterscheidet

By Christa Thelen



Muy-Intersante, November 20, 2009
La biología es muy importante a la hora de
entender nuestra satisfacción en el puesto de trabajo

Yo Dona, September 24, 2009
Susan Pinker: 'El nuevo feminismo debe
apoyarse en los avances científicos'

By Álvaro Colomer



De Volkskrant, April 26, 2008
Hij wil geld, zij gelukkig zijn


La Stampa, February 27, 2008
Mysteries: The Difference Between the Sexes

Gioia (Italy), February 20, 2009
L’ormone della differenza
By Monica Ceci



Morgenbladet, December 12, 2008
Vi kan ikke lenger fornekte de biologiske
forskjellene mellom kjønnene, sier Susan Pinker

By Thomas Berg

Portuguese - Brazil

Você S/A, December, 2010
A genétical explica
By Roberta Salomone

Folha, March 21, 2010
Mulher é mais feliz quando reconhece
diferenças de gênero, diz cientista

By Ricardo Mioto

Galileu, March 8, 2010
Mulher não está no topo do mercado de
trabalho porque não quer, diz psicóloga

By Mariana Lucena



The Marker, 2012

Yediot Ahronot, 2013


CTV, Canada AM , May 2009
A new book suggests having more females working on Wall Street would be a good thing for the markets.

Dutch TV documentary, January 2009
The Agenda

TVO, the Agenda, January 12, 2009
The Male and Female Brain


Sounds like Canada, March 03, 2008
Susan Pinker grew up believing women could
- and would - do any job men could. Now she wonders... why should they want to...?

Puisqu'il faut se lever, February 20, 2009
Le sexe fort n'est pas celui qu'on croit

BBC radio - Night Waves, March 20, 2008
Susan Pinker's The Sexual Parodox

BBC radio - Start the Week, March 17, 2008
Susan is interviewed by Andrew Marr on
Britain's Start the Week

News Talk 1010, CFRS toronto, March 06, 2008
The Sexual Paradox

Commentary and Blogosphere

Education Week, June 7, 2010
John Tierney ... Good Luck with This Argument

Psychology Today, December 13, 2009
Why Do So Many Women Experience the “Imposter Syndrome”?

Psychology Today, August 2, 2009
Why modern feminism is illogical, unnecessary, and evil

Psychology Today, July 26, 2009
The Imposter Syndrome

Psychology Today, July 19, 2009
Where Feminists Have Gone Wrong

Antje's Notes, January 19, 2009
Sexual Paradox & Gender Gap?

ABC Australia- Unleashed, November 17, 2008
Co-ed is not co-equal

The Guardian, April 23, 2008

Chicago Tribune, April 19, 2008
A literary glass ceiling

The Guardian, March 19, 2008
Positively counter-productive

She Does the City on Facebook, March 12, 2008
The Sexual Paradox by Susan Pinker

Monsters and Critics, March 9, 2008
The Sexual Paradox: women vs. men

Janus' Musings, March 7, 2008
Books - The Sexual Paradox, March 05, 2008
Biological Paradox: Men hardwired to be extreme

Full Comment, March 04, 2008
Barbara Kay on men and women, Risk and Brijit

The Guardian, UK, February 13, 2008
How Women Work


Book Reviews

For reviews of The Sexual Paradox Click here.