Skewed Stereotypes

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Certain genders or races partake in different things that the other gender or race does not, which can create skewed results in sociological research. For example, the majority of students who go into engineering are male, while the minority of engineering majors are female. Because there is such a noteable difference in the gender of engineering students, if students were to work on groups projects the results would be skewed because most of the groups would include males, rather than an equal distribution of male and female groups. There are many other examples, but one popular study found included how children’s attitude and behavior stemmed from how they grew up. In this particular study, children who were raised by their fathers who did

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