ESR — Social Issues

Another reason to throw out that “Math is Hard” Barbie Doll

Posted by andrea on

Researchers at the University of British Columbia have reported on an experiment that demonstrates that when girls are told they are naturally worse at math, they perform worse on tests. As one researcher said: “We told one group of women a made-up story about scientists discovering a math gene on the Y (male) chromosome, and […]

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Majority Sucks

Posted by amy on

Since I’m Jewish and female I’ve spent most of my life on the short list of minorities.?‚? But now,?‚? ?‚? according to a New York Times study, I am, after almost 43 years, part of a majority just because I’m single.?‚? Yeah for me!?‚? Now I won’t be the only single parent in the bleachers […]

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