Workplace romances: Can you sleep your way to the top? 08 Mar 2016

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Summary: <p>The perils of dating your boss: do workplace romances have a positive or negative effect on your job prospects? And predicting the sex of your child: do women who prefer a certain type of man think they're more likely to give birth to boys or girls?</p><p><audio> </audio> </p><p><a href="">Download the MP3</a> </p><p><b>Rate me!</b><br> Rate, review, or listen <a href="">in iTunes</a> or <a href=";refid=stpr">in Stitcher.</a> </p><p><b>Read the transcript!</b><br> <a href="">It’s a Boy! Women Who Want a Son are More Attracted to Dominant Men</a><br> <a href="">The Perils of Dating Your Boss</a><br> </p><p><img src=""><br> </p><p><i>I don't think donning a giant shower cap is going to attract anyone, but OK... <a href="">Gwendal Uguen/Flickr</a></i></p><p><b>The articles covered in the show:</b> </p><p>Chan-Serafin, S., Teo, L., Minbashian, A., Cheng, D., &amp; Wang, L. (in press). The perils of dating your boss: The role of hierarchical workplace romance and sex on evaluators’ career advancement decisions for lower status romance participants. <span style="font-style: italic;">Journal of Social and Personal Relationships</span>. <a href="">Read summary</a></p><p>Palmer-Hague, J. L., &amp; Watson, N. V. (2016). Predicted offspring sex is related to women’s preferences for dominance in men. <span style="font-style: italic;">Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences, 10</span>(1), 10-28. <a href="">Read summary</a></p>