I recently stumbled upon a (fascinating and depressing) “Study of mathematically precaucious youth” (SMPY) that has been conducted at John Hopkins university since 1971. Here is an article about it.

## “What Happens When a Math Whiz Grows Up? Depends on if You’re a Boy or a Girl”

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