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Testosterone Rex: Myths of Sex, Science, and Society
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Q1. What is your reaction to the quote from Ginsberg Stoet in the intro to T.Rex that initiatives to equalise women’s participation in STEM careers “deny human biology and nature”?


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Q2. Fine discusses the effect “stereotype threat” can have on women & girls performance in maths. Have you encountered this in your own discipline?


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Q3. Have you encountered Testosterone Rex being used to explain gender inequity for women in STEMM in your field?


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Q4. Fine argues that calling out even minor incidences of sexism matters, as this is how change happens. What are the benefits and risks of this for women in STEMM?


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Q5. The view of men as “bad but bold” and women as “wonderful but weaker” is pervasive. How does this play out for women in STEMM in career progression?


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