Study: Gender stereotypes affect girls’ interest in STEM subjects as early as age 6

Washington DC (UPI) Nov 22, 2021
Gender stereotypes are not only pervasive, but they can also contribute to the gender gap in science, technology, engineering and math-related careers, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Researchers found that children start developing ideas that STEM courses are more fit for boys as young as six years old. “Gender-intere

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