They find consistent evidence for biological differences in math aptitude, particularly in males’ advantage in spatial ability and in their disproportionate presence at the extreme ends of the distribution curve on math testsGo to Instapudit to find his take.
Or go to the original article, in The New York Times. Columnist John Tierney writes "Legislation Won’t Close Gender Gap in Sciences".
I am on the other side here. I have a daughter who is ABD in Math and two sons who are not even in the running, although one does have a JD and the other manages a big software program based on an Oracle product.
Regards — Cliff
♠ I would like to pillory Larry Summers, but it involves the US economy and not a suggestion that we look in all the dark corners of the question as to why women are not as present in Math and Science as men.