Fitting in to Move Forward

@article{Lewis2017FittingIT,
  title={Fitting in to Move Forward},
  author={Karyn L. Lewis and Jane Stout and Noah Finkelstein and Steven J Pollock and Akira Miyake and Geoffery L. Cohen and Tiffany A. Ito},
  journal={Psychology of Women Quarterly},
  year={2017},
  volume={41},
  pages={420 - 436}
}
Social science researchers have increasingly focused on understanding the precursors to gender disparities favoring men in the physical sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (pSTEM). In the current work, we hypothesized that the core social need to belong explains persistence in pSTEM for women more so than for men. We conducted three field studies with data from close to 3,000 participants bridging a wide span of higher education levels and differing pSTEM fields. In each study… Expand

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