Funding Type: ECR:Core
Principal Investigators: Natasha J Cabrera, Melissa E Libertus, Catherine S Tamis-LeMonda
Institutions: University of Maryland, College Park, University of Pittsburgh, New York University
The proposed research, led by a team of investigators from New York University, the University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Maryland, will address the persistent problem of low representation of particular US minorities in STEM fields. Already by school entry, children display striking individual differences in math skills that can set them on a path for high or low math performance and participation in STEM disciplines. Latino children, who are disproportionately from low-SES...