Women ’ s Representation in Science Predicts National Gender-Science Stereotypes : Evidence From 66 Nations

  title={Women ’ s Representation in Science Predicts National Gender-Science Stereotypes : Evidence From 66 Nations},
  author={David I. Miller and Alice H. Eagly and Marcia C. Linn and D. Miller},
In the past 40 years, the proportion of women in science courses and careers has dramatically increased in some nations but not in others. Our research investigated how national differences in women’s science participation related to gender-science stereotypes that associate science with men more than women. Data from !350,000 participants in 66 nations indicated that higher female enrollment in tertiary science education (community college or above) related to weaker explicit and implicit… CONTINUE READING

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