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ERIC Number: EJ132354
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Publication Date: 1976
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The Scholastic Aptitude Test "Explains" Why College Men Major In Science More Often Than College Women
Goldman, Roy D.; Hewitt, Barbara Newlin
Journal of Counseling Psychology, 23, 1, 50-54, Jan 76
The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) was used to predict the major field choices of students at four large universities. Results strongly suggested that (a) mathematical ability is an important determinant of major field choice, and (b) the male-female difference in major field choice is largely mediated by the sex difference in mathematical ability. (Author)
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: SAT (College Admission Test)