Our Innate Womanly Natures

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The Delicate Sensibilities of Teenage Girls

How do you effectively encourage young girls to stick with their math, science, and computer studies in high school? How do you effectively encourage them to consider careers in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics? There’s no one perfect approach; you need a full toolkit that allows you to mend all the malfunctions and rip down…

So I’m cruising about Scienceblogs to catch up on my Sciblings and I come across this on Aetiology: So, razib relates a recent observation of the apparently rare species hottus chicas scientificas at a local wine bar. Shelley’s ticked: Not sure whether to be more irked that Razib suggests that smart women aren’t hot (and…

Pink Is For Boys, Blue Is For Girls

A wonderful blog, FairerScience.org, has brought us this delightful piece on our innate biological womanliness. …last winter, the Times Online published an editorial by Anjana Ahuja suggesting that little girls’ preference for “pink fluff” is a biologically determined feature of girlhood. Perhaps Ahuja is not aware that this premise is not universally supported: There has…