August 26th, 2017


Interesting Links for 26-08-2017

Babylonian tablet beat Pythagoras by 1000 years, is more accurate than modern trig tables
(tags: mathematics history archeology )
Women have more stamina and muscle endurance than men
(tags: fitness women )
Why Men Don’t Believe the Data on Gender Bias in Science
tl;dr - if we did then we'd have to admit that maybe we didn't deserve to be as successful as we are. (Also - from my own ignorant past - I didn't tend to be in the room when people are being actively sexist, and didn't directly experience it. And until a couple of years ago women weren't talking about it nearly as openly as they are now. I was in my mid-thirties before women started telling me about the awful things they faced in the office, and it was a couple of years after that that I started encountering discussion of it online/in the media. I really hope we're now reaching a critical mass that's impossible to ignore.)
(tags: sexism patriarchy science research bias )
Equality and Human Rights Commission publishes gender pay gap
(tags: gender pay )
Better educated parents have children who are more relaxed, outgoing and explorative
(tags: Education personality parenting children )

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