Monthly Archives: June 2012

Meeting fourteen (3rd July): Attitudes towards science

Jonathan Osborne, Shirley Simon & Sue Collins (2003): Attitudes towards science: A review of the literature and its implications, International Journal of Science Education, 25:9, 1049-1079 [download .pdf  234kb] Abstract: This article offers a review of the major literature about attitudes … Continue reading

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Meeting thirteen (12th June): Competition and Girls

Alison Booth and Patrick Nolen, “Choosing to Compete: How Different Are Girls and Boys?”, IZA Discussion Paper No. 4027. [Download .PDF, 288 kB] Abstract: Using a controlled experiment, we examine the role of nurture in explaining the stylized fact that … Continue reading

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