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Gender, Culture, and Sex-Typed Cognitive Abilities
National gender differences in reading, mathematics and science literacy from 65 nations participating in the 2009 round of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) were reported, and girls outperform boys in reading literacy and boys outperform girls in mathematics in the USA. Expand
Sex Differences in Mathematics and Science Achievement: A Meta-Analysis of National Assessment of Educational Progress Assessments.
Gender gaps in the development of mathematical and scientific literacy have important implications for the general public’s understanding of scientific issues and for the underrepresentation of womenExpand
Gender Differences in Reading and Writing Achievement: Evidence From the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
Examination of effect sizes found a developmental progression from initially small gender differences in Grade 4 toward larger effects as students progress through schooling, and Hyde’s (2005) gender similarities hypothesis, which holds that most psychological gender differences are only small or trivial in size. Expand
Investigating Gender Differences in Mathematics and Science: Results from the 2011 Trends in Mathematics and Science Survey
The underrepresentation of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-related fields remains a concern for educators and the scientific community. Gender differences inExpand
Gender-Role Differences in Spatial Ability: A Meta-Analytic Review
Although gender-related differences in highly gender typed cognitive abilities are of considerable interest to educators and cognitive researchers alike, relatively little progress has been made inExpand
Teaching with Adolescent Learning in Mind
Reviewed by David Reilly, who has been a professor and Dean of Schools of Education at the University of North Carolina—Greensboro and Dean of College of Graduate and Professional Studies atTheExpand
Gender Differences in Spatial Ability: Implications for STEM Education and Approaches to Reducing the Gender Gap for Parents and Educators
While men and women do not differ in levels of general intelligence, gender differences do exist for more specific cognitive abilities. In particular, gender gaps in spatial ability are the largestExpand
Sex and sex-role differences in specific cognitive abilities
Abstract Sex differences in cognitive abilities are a controversial but actively researched topic. The present study examined whether sex-role identity mediates the relationship between sex andExpand