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NYU.math.1999.slides - Math is hard Gender mathematics and implicit social cognition Brian Nosek Yale University Collaborators Mahzarin Banaji and

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Unformatted text preview: Math is hard! Gender, mathematics, and implicit social cognition Brian Nosek Yale University Collaborators: Mahzarin Banaji and Tony Greenwald Participation in mathematics 20 40 60 80 100 High School Undergraduate Graduate Work Females Males Performance in mathematics • Gender differences in performance emerge over time (Hyde et al., 1988) Age Cohen’s d elementary -.06 high school .29 College .32 SAT-math .40-1.2-1-0.8-0.6-0.4-0.2 0.2 0.4 12 15 17 19 21 23 25 27 29 31 35 39 43 47 51 55 59 Explicit Rating female male Cross-sectional explicit attitude comparisons - webData N = 29,514 Implicit Attitudes toward Math RAI = (Math+Unpleasant) – (Math+Pleasant) Math Unpleasant Arts Pleasant Math Pleasant Arts Unpleasant-400-300-200-100 100 females males Implicit Attitudes toward Math d = 1.03-200-180-160-140-120-100-80-60-40-20 12 15 17 19 21 23 25 27 29 31 35 39 43 47 51 55 59 Product RAI female male Are gender differences in implicit attitudes toward mathematics stable over the lifespan? Adaptation of Heider’s Balance Theory (1958) Math Me Female +-- Me Math Male + + + Females Males-150...
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NYU.math.1999.slides - Math is hard Gender mathematics and implicit social cognition Brian Nosek Yale University Collaborators Mahzarin Banaji and

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