Does gender matter?

  title={Does gender matter?},
  author={B. Barres},
  • B. Barres
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Nature
  • The suggestion that women are not advancing in science because of innate inability is being taken seriously by some high-profile academics. Ben A. Barres explains what is wrong with the hypothesis.Gender agendaHarvard University president Larry Summers was heavily criticized last year when he claimed that differences in innate aptitude, rather than discrimination, were behind the failure of women to advance in scientific careers. Some other academics agreed with Summers' analysis: “rubbish”, to… CONTINUE READING

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