Reducing the Gender Achievement Gap in College Science: A Classroom Study of Values Affirmation

@article{Miyake2010ReducingTG,
  title={Reducing the Gender Achievement Gap in College Science: A Classroom Study of Values Affirmation},
  author={Akira Miyake and Lauren E. Kost-Smith and Noah D. Finkelstein and Steven Pollock and Geoffrey L. Cohen and Tiffany A Ito},
  journal={Science},
  year={2010},
  volume={330},
  pages={1234 - 1237}
}
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