The Gender Gap in Possible Selves: Divergence of Academic Self-Views Among High School and University Students

@inproceedings{Lips2004TheGG,
  title={The Gender Gap in Possible Selves: Divergence of Academic Self-Views Among High School and University Students},
  author={Hilary M. Lips},
  year={2004}
}
  • Hilary M. Lips
  • Published 2004
Two studies were designed to investigate the current and possible academic self-views of university and high school students. In the first study, upper level university students were shown to diverge by gender in their currentand possible-self-views. Women reported more ability for and identification with the arts, communication, and social sciences; men reported more ability for and identification with mathematics, science, technology, and business. Gender differences were greater with respect… CONTINUE READING

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