Girls do better than boys in school at all ages and subjects

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

It may come as no surprise to teachers, but girls do better than boys in school, a new study finds.

What may be a surprise is that this holds true at all ages, in all subjects including math and science and around the world, the American Psychological Association analysis found.

And contrary to common wisdom that girls start to “dumb down” in middle school, their advantage in math and science actually starts to really show up at that age, Daniel Voyer and Susan Voyer of the University of New Brunswick in Canada found.

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