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16. Which STEM field is most representative of women? A. biology B. computer science C. engineering D. mathematics and statistics Ans: A
Cognitive Domain: Knowledge Answer Location: The Gender Gap in STEM Difficulty Level: Easy 17. Numerous explanations for the gender gap in STEM have been proposed. Research supports which of the following?
Cognitive Domain: Knowledge Answer Location: Explanations for the Gender Gap in STEM Difficulty Level: Easy 18. In an experiment by Moss-Racusin et al. (2012), science faculty from research universities rated the materials of an applicant for a laboratory manager position. The materials were identical, except half of the faculty saw them with a male name for the applicant and the other half saw them with a female name. The results from this study highlight ______. Cognitive Domain: Comprehension
Answer Location: Explanations for the Gender Gap in STEM Difficulty Level: Medium 19. Cheryan et al. (2013) conducted a study in which undergraduate women who were not computer science majors met a role model who they were told was a computer science major. With a 2 × 2 experimental design, the role model was either a man or a woman and was either stereotypical for computer science or not stereotypical. The results indicated that ______.
Else-Quest and Hyde, The Psychology of Women and Gender 9e SAGE Publishing, 2018 D. the effects of the study lasted for 1 week but not for 2 weeks Ans: C Cognitive Domain: Comprehension Answer Location: Explanations for the Gender Gap in STEM Difficulty Level: Medium 20. Aiyana switched her career from business and marketing to sports medicine because she realized she wanted to work at a job that she loves and feels passionate about. What can we infer about Aiyana based on this belief? A. She is expressing stereotypic attribution bias. B. She has a self-expressive value system. C. She is internally motivated in her career pursuits. D. She is attempting to close the gender gap in the STEM fields. Ans: B
Cognitive Domain: Comprehension Answer Location: Explanations for the Gender Gap in STEM Difficulty Level: Medium

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