Stereotype lowers math performance in women, no one noticed

Lunatic Laboratories

stereotypes

Stereotypes about people can affect how we look at a person, but sometimes it causes other problems. Gender stereotypes about women’s ability in mathematics negatively impact their performance. And in a significant twist, both men and women wrongly believe those stereotypes will not undermine women’s math performance — but instead motivate them to perform better.

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Author: Shane O'Mara

Neuroscientist

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