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ERIC Number: EJ174842
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Publication Date: 1977
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The Failure of Trait Theories to Predict Success
Vaughter, Reesa M.; And Others
Signs, 2, 3, 664-74, Spr 77
The ability trait model of sex differences in achievement leads to the hypothesis that men and women of equal ability should attain equivalent levels of achievement. To test this hypothesis, vocational achievements of Phi Beta Kappa women and men were compared. The hypothesis was contradicted by the findings of the study. (Author/GC)
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