I’ll take risk for $200

Previously, the GIN group read and discussed research by Niederle and Vesterlund suggesting that women and men differ in their risk-taking style and their approach to competition (http://www.jstor.org/stable/25703504). Apparently, this difference persists on Jeopardy! such that the more men know, the more they bet in a Daily Double.  By contrast, women bet the same amount regardless of how much they know  in the category.  Check it out here: (http://www.journals.marketingpower.com/doi/abs/10.1509/jmkr.45.4.414?journalCode=jmkr)

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wormsense is the alter-ego of Dr. Miriam B. Goodman, a sensory neurobiologist seeking to understand the sense of touch and to improve careers for women scientists.
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