Study: UK students need positive gender expectations

02/12/2013 | National Post (Canada)

Male students who were told that girls are superior academically experienced a drop in performance when compared with a control group, according to a recent study of students ages 4 to 10 in Britain. "Our findings emphasize the real importance of promoting positive gender expectations," said Bonny Hartley, a doctoral student at Britain's University of Kent and co-author of the study.

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