Not smart enough? Men overestimate intelligence in science class

    By: Nor Attisha on Apr 09, 2018

    Maggie Fox writes, By any definition, Gwen Pearson is pretty smart. She’s got a Ph.D in entomology from North Carolina State University and she is now a science writer and education coordinator at Purdue University.

    But she remembers how often she was told she wasn’t good enough, simply because she was female.

    “As a graduate student, a fellow male student said, to my face, that he had no idea how I was admitted to the program because I clearly wasn't smart enough to be there,” Pearson recalls.”

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    Released: April 9, 2018, 1:43 pm
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