Much of the evidence on discrimination was dated or anecdotal, and the effects were not strong enough to explain women's current low numbers in math-intensive fields, say the authors. "Even though institutional barriers and discrimination exist, these influences still cannot explain why women are not entering or staying in STEM careers," says [Stephen Ceci]. "The evidence did not show that removal of these barriers would equalize the sexes in these fields, especially given that women's...
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