- Not Exactly Rocket Science
In which I inadvertently create an outlier…
Much as I try to write for a broad audience, I’m pretty sure that none of my readers is a monkey. Or a bacterium. Or a protein. However, I can be very confident that at least some of my readers are human. That presents an interesting dilemma when I write about fields like psychology, because they involve subjects that are capable of reading and learning about experiments and research areas within that field.
In a university physics class, Akira Miyake from the University of Colorado used [a simple writing test] to close the gap between male and female performance. In the university’s physics course, men typically do better than women but Miyake’s study shows that this has nothing to do with