Friday, June 26, 2009

Gender, culture, and mathematics performance

Janet Hyde at Wisconsin continues her crusade against the proposition that there are gender differences in mathematical performance and talent. (Unfortunate comments on this issue got Larry Summers fired - or more accurately, he 'resigned under pressure' - as Harvard President.)


  1. Summers wasn't fired. More accurate to say that he resigned under pressure.

  2. You're right of course, if not an official firing, it still was a de facto one. I'll change the text a bit for accuracy...