ESR — stereotype-threat

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

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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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