Emphasizing natural brilliance might keep women away from certain fields
- January 15, 2015
- Research by Andrew Penner, sociology associate professor, is featured by Smithsonian Jan. 15, 2015
From the Smithsonian:
That the expectation of raw brilliance, rather than hard work, may steer women away from some fields—helps address a problem with other studies that focus on disparities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), writes Andrew Penner, a sociologist from the University of California, Irvine.
For the full story, please visit http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/emphasizing-natural-brilliance-might-keep-women-away-certain-fields-180953913/?no-ist.
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