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How Science Gets Women Wrong

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Throughout history, scientists have theorized that women are the fairer sex – better suited for nurturing roles while men think the big thoughts. And it’s no coincidence that most of the scientists making those claims were men. Science journalist Angela Saini joins us to talk about how gender bias has clouded our understanding of women, which she writes about in “Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong – and the New Research That’s Rewriting the Story” (Beacon Press).