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There has been a lot of research on this in recent years, but I have also seen it personally.  I am a female engineering student and the unconscious biases are very evident.  Several girls I tutor have been told growing up that they do not need math, they are not good at math,  the careers for girls don't involve math.  Girls tend to then criticize their performance a lot more... read more

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I remember going to school and feeling like something was wrong with me because I was good at mathematics. Especially, since nearly every teacher felt the need to re-iterate how girls were not as good at mathematics as boys based on what ever random statistics at the time.   However, I excelled and kept going. I got a degree in mathematics. So, what made me different from all the... read more

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"Girls often believe themselves to be bad at math, in accordance with gender stereotyping, and often experience high levels of anxiety about the subject. That anxiety appears to be driven by social influences, and may be vanishing in early education. Still, identifying its causes could help eliminate it at later stages of education, and prevent it from making a reappearance in young girls... read more