[SEQ RERUN] Of Gender and Rationality

by MinibearRex 1 min read6th May 201326 comments

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Today's post, Of Gender and Rationality was originally published on 16 April 2009. A summary (taken from the LW wiki):

 

Analysis of the gender imbalance that appears in "rationalist" communities, suggesting nine possible causes of the effect, and possible corresponding solutions.


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