U.S. Youth Perceptions of Scientists: An Avenue for Adolescent Engagement

Sunday, February 14, 2016: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Hoover (Marriott Wardman Park)
David Miller, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
When developing adolescent identities, children often learn what types of individuals pursue certain educational and career pathways. Stereotypes associating men more than women exist in early development. more women in science should weaken stereotypes. we study this idea in 28 countries.