Explanation Illustration Intervention
General Middle School High School Undergraduate
"The guys did better. It seemed to click in their head... like a mechanical thing. They didn't have to think about how to do it."
"Just in our society it's more common for males to go into math and science. The people in authority assume that the boys are going to be more interested so they encourage them more. And maybe it's because my math teachers have only been males."
"Guys didn't try to look smart because it wouldn't make them look cool."
"I was always competing for the top grades with boys."
"Since females were outnumbered, males seemed to get more individualized attention from teachers in high school."