ERIC Number: EJ553960
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Childhood Traits and Conditions of Eminent Women Scientists.
Filippelli, Laura A.; Walberg, Herbert J.
Gifted Child Quarterly, v41 n3 p95-104 Sum 1997
Comparison of childhood traits and conditions of 21 eminent American women scientists and 235 eminent women in other fields found both groups more similar than different, but future scientists tended to engage in more scientific activities, were more bookish and scholarly, and were typically encouraged to pursue nature study, reading, and writing. Two case studies exemplify these childhood characteristics. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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