Gender Similarities Characterize Math Performance

  title={Gender Similarities Characterize Math Performance},
  author={Janet Shibley Hyde and Sara M. Lindberg and Marcia C. Linn and Amy B. Ellis and Caroline C. Williams},
  pages={494 - 495}
Gender differences in mathematics performance and ability remain a concern as scientists seek to address the underrepresentation of women at the highest levels of mathematics, the physical sciences, and engineering. Stereotypes that girls and women lack mathematical ability persist and are widely held by parents and teachers. Meta-analytic findings from 1990 (6) indicated that gender differences in mathematics performance in the general population were trivial, d = -.05. d = Mmales – Mfemales… 

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