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Math Looks The Same In The Brains Of Boys And Girls, Study Finds

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  • Brain activity study of 104 children, aged 3-10, proves that boy and girl brains show the same patterns of activity in the region responsible for math-related tasks.
  • This means that there’s no biological difference between boys and girls that could be the reason why women choose math-related studies less often than men.
  • Since the reason isn’t biological, researchers suggest that it could be economic or social.

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