Chi-squared and analysis of variance procedures were used. Spatially gifted males were found to possess intense Investigative vocational interests and Theoretical values, strong mathematical abilities, and a preference for activities involving contact with objects. Spatially gifted females had a slightly different profile, with strong Artistic vocational interests, Aesthetic values, and a preference for activities involving working with others. Results were discussed as they apply to the under-representation of females in careers in engineering and the sciences.Chi-squared and analysis of variance procedures were used.
|Title||:||The Educational and Vocational Preferences of a Cohort Spatially Gifted Females and Males from the Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth|
|Author||:||Melissa Bernadine Lange|