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How Elementary Teachers Discourage Girls in Math and Science

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 04.12.2015 | Education
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

A new study highlights the influence of teachers' subconscious biases on girls' tendency not to pursue math and science courses, relating this directl...

Strange Gender Bias Revealed In New Math Study

| John Bohannon | Posted 03.11.2014 | Science

Think women can’t do math? You’re wrong—but new research shows you might not change your mind, even if you get evidence to the contrary. A study...

Study: Girl Mathletes Won't Quit

Posted 02.27.2013 | Science

Studies consistently show that males perform better in single-event math contests, but new research published in the Journal of Economic Behavior and ...

Math 'Gender Gap' Gets Surprising New Explanation

Posted 07.30.2012 | Science

By:, staff Published: 07/28/2012 10:45 PM EDT on LiveScience From an early age, boys tend to take a more impulsive approach to m...

Girls Bad At Math? What Recent Research Says

Posted 01.19.2012 | Science

Are girls bad at math? From a talking Barbie doll saying "Math class is tough" to Larry Summers, the ex-President of Harvard University, speaking on t...