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Constraints into Preferences: Gender, Status and Emerging Career Aspirations, Correll, Shelley J. 2004, American Sociological Review 69:93-113.

Converging Evidence That Stereotype Threat Reduces Working Memory Capacity. Toni Schmader, Michael Johns, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Vol. 85 (3) September 2003, pp. 440-452.

Evaluating Gender Biases on Actual Job Performance of Real People: A Meta-Analysis, Bowen, Chieh-Chen, Janet K. Swim, and Rick R. Jacobs, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 30 (2000).

Gender and the Career Choice Process: the Role of Biased Self-assessments, Correll, Shelley J. 2001, American Journal of Sociology 106 (6): 1691-1730.

Harvard Chief Defends His Talk on Women, Sam Dillon, The New York Times, Jan. 18, 2005.

Joan McKay versus John McKay: Do Gender Stereotypes Bias Evaluations?, Janet Swim et al, Psychological Bulletin, 1989.

Knowing Is Half the Battle: Teaching Stereotype Threat as a Means of Improving Women's Math Performance, Michael Johns, Toni Schmader, and Andy Marten, Psychological Science, V. 16, #3, 2005.

Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics

4000 Years of Women In Science

Association of Women in Science

A Selection of 16 Significant Women Contributors

Feminist Majority's Education Equality

List of women scientists from past 4000 years.

Archives of women in science and engineering

Women in mathematics

African-American women in the sciences

A few historical women in science

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