The Google Memo: What Does the Research Say About Gender Differences? - Heterodox Academy
The recent Google Memo on diversity, and the immediate firing of its author, James Damore, have raised a number of questions relevant to the mission of Heterodox Academy. Large corporations deal with many of the same issues that we wrestle with at universities, such as how to seek truth and achieve the kinds of diversity we want, being cognizant that we are tribal creatures often engaged in motivated reasoning, operating within organizations that are at risk of ideological polarization. In this post, we address the central empirical claim of Damore’s memo, which is contained in its second sentence.
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