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ERIC Number: EJ267508
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Aug-2
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Behavior: Mathematics Values.
Science News, v122 n9 p136 Aug 28 1982
Suggests that a women's sense of values (especially a strong sense of community) prohibits success in higher mathematics. A study of mathematics majors (N=168, half male, half female) revealed significant sex differences in the socialization of mathematics, females being more sensitive to social obligations/pressures than to intellectual isolation demanded of mathematical studies. (Author/JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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