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Deadline divide: women shy away from asking for extensions

Rear view of a young woman working late on her computer in her home office

Survey data suggest that women feel more time stress than men in part because they are more reluctant to ask for deadline extensions. Credit: Getty

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Nature 599, 182 (2021)



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