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Study examines how, why adolescence halts girls' interest in science Monday, March 27, 2017

Previous research studies have shown that both girls’ and boys’ interest in science are the same until a drop among females between fourth and eighth grades. University of Nebraska-Lincoln sociologists examined this more closely through surveying 444 middle school students. The study was published in the journal Social Sciences in February and was co-authored by Nebraska researchers Julia McQuillan, Amy Spiegel and Judy Diamond. It was funded by the National Institutes of Health (R25OD01506).

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