Mathematical misconceptions

Wood, Carol
September 1993
Mothering;Fall93, Issue 68, p54
Refutes the misconception that mathematics is not for women. A quarter of all Americans earning PhDs in mathematics each year composed of women; MacArthur Foundation `geniuses' like Nancy Kopell of Boston; Kinds of people who become mathematicians; Identifying a mathematical type; Having a mathematical mind; Problems encountered by women undergraduates in school; A climate of diversity and sensitivity in the mathematics departments across the country.


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