A Scientific Study Is About To Expose The Absurd Sexism In STEM
Sexist migroaggressions can include sexual harassment, mansplaining, objectification, and stereotyping. According to the Washington Free Beacon, The National Science Foundation is planning a study that will track the ways in which male students exercise sexist behavior against their female peers. The study, which will be conducted at the University of Michigan, will videotape the interactions between male and female engineering students over the course of three years.
“Because engineering is cast as a masculine field, women engineering students can experience subtle yet pervasive stereotypic messages in their learning environments that can negatively influence their experiences,” states the grant for the study.
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