In ’60 Minutes’ gaffe, actress Kim Cattrall depicted as Canadian PM’s mother

Courtesy The News International OTTAWA: A gaffe by the CBS show “60 Minutes,” which mistakenly aired a photo of the actress Kim Cattrall implying she was the mother of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, was cheerfully accepted by Cattrall, who said she couldn’t be more proud. The episode broadcast late Sunday of the widely watched…

We’re a patriarchy teetering on the edge of fundamentalism, says Feryal Ali Gauhar

Courtesy Dawn News With International Women’s Day upon us, several attempts are being made to incorporate women into the professional mainstream of Pakistani society. Milestones such as Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s double Oscar win offer hope, but is it too soon to celebrate? To understand the pressures and perversions associated with women’s portrayal in the media, Dawn…

People with anxiety may be hard-wired to see world differently

Courtesy The News International People with anxiety may not be able to distinguish between neutral and threatening stimuli as well as individuals without this mental health condition, a small study suggests. Researchers designed a sound experiment to explore the brain’s “plasticity,” or its ability to change and respond to new situations. These changes influence how…