February 15, 2012

Motherhood, Not Bias, Detrimental to Scientific Careers

Science Daily, Science Daily


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Women with advanced degrees in math-intensive academic fields drop out of fast-track research careers primarily because they want children – not because their performance is devalued or they are shortchanged during interviewing and hiring, according to a new study at Cornell University.

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TAGGED: Gender Differences, Women, Gender Discrimination, Parenting

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