Girls more anxious about mathematics, STEM subjects compared to boys

Posted by on April 21, 2016 5:38 pm
Categories: health

Women are underrepresented in some science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects and fields, global studies have shown. Even in countries with higher gender equality, sex differences in math and technical scores persist. Now, using international data, a team of psychologists has determined that, overall, girls experience negative emotions about mathematics that can result in avoidance of math topics.

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