Sex Differences in Mathematical Reasoning Ability at Age 13: Their Status 20 Years Later

@article{Benbow2000SexDI,
  title={Sex Differences in Mathematical Reasoning Ability at Age 13: Their Status 20 Years Later},
  author={Camilla Persson Benbow and David Lubinski and Daniel L. Shea and Hossain Eftekhari-Sanjani},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  year={2000},
  volume={11},
  pages={474 - 480}
}
Reported is the 20-year follow-up of 1,975 mathematically gifted adolescents (top 1%) whose assessments at age 12 to 14 revealed robust gender differences in mathematical reasoning ability. Both sexes became exceptional achievers and perceived themselves as such; they reported uniformly high levels of degree attainment and satisfaction with both their career direction and their overall success. The earlier sex differences in mathematical reasoning ability did predict differential educational… 

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