Physics Class (image) University of Colorado at Boulder Caption Associate Professor Noah Finkelstein teaches a CU-Boulder physics class. Like most courses in physics at CU and elsewhere, the students are predominantly male, and researchers observe a "gender gap" in test scores that is not fully attributable to preparation and aptitude. The CU-Boulder team found that a simple writing exercise can significantly reduce the gender gap. Credit Noah Larsen Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.