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Tracking The Reasons Many Girls Avoid Science And Math

 

Most parents and many teachers believe that if middle-school and high-school girls show no interest in science or math, there's little anyone can do about it. New research by a team that includes vocational psychologists at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) indicates that the self-confidence instilled by parents and teachers is more important for young girls learning math and science than their initial interest.

 

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/09/080905153807.htm

 

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Taken on June 4, 2009