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2010-01-05 20:17:25

Gender gaps linked to status of women, according to new analysis Girls around the world are not worse at math than boys, even though boys are more confident in their math abilities, and girls from countries where gender equity is more prevalent are more likely to perform better on mathematics assessment tests, according to a new analysis of international research. "Stereotypes about female inferiority in mathematics are a distinct contrast to the actual scientific data," said Nicole...