The Gender Of Fists

By The Daily Dish

Put 'em up:

Researchers have found that males usually hit others with the intent to coerce or punish; women, by contrast, are likely expressing distress when they hit others. It's almost the opposite intention: speaking in generalities, men hit to establish their power, while women hit to express their powerlessness.

Then there's Hillary Clinton.

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http://www.theatlantic.com/daily-dish/archive/2008/01/the-gender-of-fists/221223/