January 9, 2012
Gender Equity Linked to Better Math Scores
Ethan Siegel, ScienceBlogs
You know the stereotype, perpetrated throughout the United States (and well beyond) for generations: girls aren't as good at math as boys are. For a long time, people pointed towards the long list of (almost exclusively male) mathematicians and scientists as support for this idea.
TAGGED: mathematics, STEM education, gender discrimination, gender differences