Nurture affects gender differences in spatial abilities.

  title={Nurture affects gender differences in spatial abilities.},
  author={Moshe Hoffman and Uri Gneezy and John List},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  volume={108 36},
Women remain significantly underrepresented in the science, engineering, and technology workforce. Some have argued that spatial ability differences, which represent the most persistent gender differences in the cognitive literature, are partly responsible for this gap(.) The underlying forces at work shaping the observed spatial ability differences revolve naturally around the relative roles of nature and nurture. Although these forces remain among the most hotly debated in all of the sciences… CONTINUE READING
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