They were then asked four questions to measure their interest in the games. The research can't explain how these messages are getting to kids or how they could be changed, says Cimpian. Our research also suggests that these stereotypes may have lasting effects. At age 5, boys and girls were equally likely to associate intelligence with their own gender, but that changed quickly. Young Leader Qualification Develop your leadership skills while supporting a local unit with the Young Leader Qualification. American Cancer Society says people should begin screening for colon, rectal cancer at 45 by Stephen Johnson.
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The gender gap Education policy Women comment. When told that a game was for really smart children, the girls showed less interest and motivation than boys. The sciences have been traditionally male, with women still breaking glass ceilings in STEM fields left and right. Shots - Health News Girls are less likely to identify their own gender as brilliant than boys are, even at age 5. Confident girls become confident women, and we want that status for our girls, who seem fearless and exuberant through most of elementary school, only to lose confidence at puberty. In another part of the research, 64 children ages 6 and 7 half boys, half girls were shown two unfamiliar board games and told that they were either for children who are really smart or for children who try really hard.