At Age 6 Girls are less likely to identify females as “really, really smart”

Have you ever wondered at what age the stereotype began that men are smarter than women? For a long time researchers believed that the gap in women in the STEM fields started in college, but today research is suggesting that this gap may be due to children’s belief at age 6 that men are “really, really smart”. This Mindshift article explains more!

https://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2017/01/26/at-age-6-girls-are-less-likely-to-identify-females-as-really-really-smart/

 

 

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