Education, Skills and Learning

Kids aren’t biased at age 6. And then this happens

Colour pencils are pictured as children draw at a nursery school in Eichenau near Munich June 18, 2012. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is looking to establish a childcare allowance for stay-at-home mothers. The draft law, known as Betreuungsgeld, will provide mothers who stay at home with their children, about 150 Euros ($190) per month. Picture taken 18, 2012.   REUTERS/Michaela Rehle (GERMANY - Tags: EDUCATION POLITICS)

When children are asked to draw a scientist, the gender they choose can explain a lot about gender stereotyping. Image: REUTERS/Michaela Rehle

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This drawing is part of a study that looked at 5,000 children’s sketches of scientists from 1966 to 77. Image: Draw a Scientist Test (Chambers, 1983)/Wikipedia
Image: Miller et al
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