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Researchers: “Geeky” Stereotype Deters Girls from STEM Classes

Researchers from the University of Washington believe there are two social factors that are keeping girls away from computer science classes. The first is the perception of who belongs in the field, namely, “geeky” boys, and the second, who has the ability to succeed in the field. We showed pictures of two computer-science classrooms to […]

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