Stereotypes can be a powerful force in discouraging girls from pursuing careers in computer science.
The announcement Monday evening in the US that there would be no charges against a policeman over the shooting of a teenager is puzzling and already the target of critique.
Negative stereotypes can lead to cognitive drain among students identifying with the groups affected
Why do some solid students stumble on the SATs or final exams? Maybe the tests were too hard, or the teachers didn't cover the necessary material, or the students didn't study properly. But perhaps the ability to perform ...
Gender equality boosts a country's Olympic medal count for both women and men, shows a new study from the University of British Columbia.
Common stereotypes would have us believe that men are more competitive and women more cooperative.
As a national push continues to recruit talented girls and young women into math and science-related careers, a new study underlines the importance of mentoring and other social support systems for women pursuing those research ...
Male university graduates earn more than their female counterparts and the pay gap will likely increase with the more time spent in the workforce, according to new research.
Racism and racial stereotyping still haunt America's schools and foster academic underachievement, but "racial literacy" may pave the way toward better understanding and stronger, more successful students. That is the conclusion ...
The academic stigma associated with being a student-athlete can lead to underperformance in the classroom, according to a study by Stanford researcher Thomas Dee.
Women are being put off careers in science by stereotypes and are less than half as likely as men to apply for degrees in the field, said a study published Wednesday.