Science and the Female Brain

A good column, courtesy of the Jender Parents, which includes a nice discussion of the the way that barriers can remain even in those instances where there isn’t overt or conscious sexism. Here’s what Carol Greider, who just won the Nobel for Biology has to say:

“There doesn’t have to be overt exclusion or putting people down in order for there to be some small bias that does keep one group at the top,” she says. “It could be very small things, such as a man feeling more comfortable introducing male students at a meeting.”

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