ERIC Number: ED562635
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 212
Correlates of Gender Differences in Cognitive Functioning. Report No. 96-03
Wilder, Gita Z.
College Entrance Examination Board
This report offers a broad overview of the three major categories of explanations of gender patterns in cognitive functioning. Two of the major categories are biological and psychosocial. The third category, explanations that have been attributed to differences in the educational experiences of men and women, is treated separately because while such explanations are most appropriately considered a subset of psychosocial factors, they have special significance in the context of assessing cognitive ability.
Descriptors: Correlation, Gender Differences, Educational Experience, Individual Development, Cognitive Ability, Biological Influences, Genetics, Child Development, Mathematical Aptitude, Sex Role, Sex Stereotypes, Socialization, Individual Differences, Intervention, Educational Environment, Influences, Neurological Organization, Neuropsychology
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: College Entrance Examination Board