Dario Cvencek, lead author and a postdoc at the Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences, and co-authors Anthony Greenwald and Andrew Meltzoff's….
study on gender stereotypes has received considerable media coverage after the publication of their study in the March/April issue of Child Development . “Children express the stereotype that mathematics is for boys, not for girls, as early as second grade, according to a new study by University of Washington researchers. And the children applied the stereotype to themselves: boys identified themselves with math whereas girls did not.” Coverage ranged from Toronto (http://www.torontosun.com/life/2011/03/14/17605041.html ) to India (http://www.dailyindia.com/show/429917.php ) and many places in-between. You can listen to it on KPLU, http://kplu.org/post/kids-develop-math-stereotypes-second-grade-uw-study-finds#