Why Do I Picture Albert Einstein?
by Kate Lachancefigures by Rebecca Senft Close your eyes. Picture a scientist. What does this scientist look like? Beginning in the late 1950s, the stereotypical image of a scientist was of great interest to many anthropologists, including Dr. Margaret Mead and Dr. Rhoda Métraux. They conducted a survey of over 35,000 high school students in the United States, probing what the students believed a scientist … Continue reading Why Do I Picture Albert Einstein?