Date of Award

Fall 12-21-2022

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Dr. Virginia Valian

Second Advisor

Dr. Martin Chodorow

Academic Program Adviser

Martin Chodorow


Renewed focus on workplace inclusivity has prompted calls to eliminate the mixed-gender group address “you guys” due to its potential to lower women’s sense of belonging. Our study found that interactions between this address and participant gender affected opinions on gender inequality but did not affect women’s sense of belonging.

Included in

Psychology Commons



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