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Submission + - Math Gender Gap is Cultural Not Biological (

germansausage writes: A new study was published today in Notices of the American Mathematical Society, looking at data from 86 countries, to test the "greater male variability hypothesis" as the primary reason for the scarcity of outstanding women mathematicians. It concludes that cultural and not biological factors are the chief causes of the gap in math skills between men and women

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