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Men Interrupt Women 33% More Often

Earlier this week, MediaPost published an article about Google Chairman Eric Schmidt's continuous interruption as his former colleague U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith spoke. While reports suggest that he didn't realize the error, it turns out that women are more likely to get cut off mid-sentence, according to several studies. Researchers at George Washington University found that women were the more interrupted gender -- frequently getting interrupted even by women. When men were talking with women, they interrupted 33% more often than when they were talking with men, the study found.

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