1. What's New in Science - Introduction to Gender and the Brain

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    What's New in Science Christia Brown Part 1 of 4: This segment includes a description of why it is difficult to examine gender differences in people and what the implications are for getting it wrong. It also provides a primer for what people should know when evaluating research on gender.

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    • What's New in Science - What are actual gender differences?

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      What's New in Science Christia Brown Part 2 of 4: This segment includes a discussion of actual gender differences. We examine 3 of the most common gender difference myths. This is followed by discussion of where true gender differences exist (in terms of biology, behavior, and psychology) and how these differences may vary based on context and experience.

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      • What's New in Science - Why does inaccurate focus on gender differences matter? Begin Q&A

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        What's New in Science Christia Brown Part 3 of 4: The presentation concludes with consideration of why these stereotypes about gender differences matter. For example, by treating children differently, we can actually shape their brain development. Post presentation questions begin. Many questions address cultural vs. biological differences, and the growing trend in public schools of teaching boys and girls differently based on presumed (but inaccurate) learning differences. Several topics of the presentation are expanded upon through questions.

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        • What's New in Science - Questions and Discussions Continue

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          What's New in Science Christia Brown Part 4 of 4: In the realm of learning, societal and cultural differences are vastly more important to address than the few true gender differences.

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