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Girls and boys have similar brains with equal math ability: Study

There are no gender differences in math ability, according to a study that examined the brain development of young boys and girls. The researchers, including those from Carnegie Mellon University in the US, conducted the first neuroimaging study to evaluate biological gender differences in math aptitude of young children. The results of the study, published in the journal Science of Learning, revealed that there are no differences in the brain development of girls and boys, including how they processed math skills. This is an important reminder that humans are more similar to each other than we are different, said study co-author Alyssa Kersey from the University of Chicago in the US. The study also noted that both boys and girls were equally engaged while watching the educational videos. It s not just that boys and girls are using the math network in the same ways but that similarities were evident across the entire brain, Kersey said. As part of the study, the researchers used ..


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