By age 6, gender stereotypes can affect girls' choices

Stereotypes can influence educational and career paths. Women account for more than half the U.S. population, but only 30 percent of those employed as scientists and engineers in the country. Researchers are investigating several possible factors that contribute to this disparity -- including the societal stereotype that associates intellectual talent more closely with men than women, according to a ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=190924&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click
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