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Is It Okay to Cry at Work?

Mar 17, 2016 | 8 videos
Video by The Atlantic

Women cry at work more than men do: 41 percent of women admit to crying at work, but only 9 percent of men do the same. In this short video, Atlantic staff writer Olga Khazan explores firsthand accounts of workplace weeping and explains the research and reasons behind why women cry more at work.

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Authors: Sam Price-Waldman, Olga Khazan

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Exploring the psychology behind everyday human habits and emotions