Many men try to belittle women's knowledge in mathematics, physics, Economics and other quantitative fields. American scientists have established that in most cases, men overestimate their knowledge. This writes the Sex Roles.
For the experiment, researchers selected 306 people. The first group offered to perform the math test, the results after a certain time issued computer. Then you had to answer another test, the results first have to presume. The second group was used for control, they had to perform only one test with a preliminary assessment of their own capabilities.
It turned out that men were more likely to set himself too high a rating before the main test. Women have been more objective to the level of their knowledge. And the results were about the same. The study proves, the predisposition of women to the Humanities and men to accurate is only a stereotype.