Intelligence: A gender bender

  title={Intelligence: A gender bender},
  author={Steve Blinkhorn},
The conclusion of a number-crunching exercise on various data sets is that male university students have significantly higher IQs than their female counterparts. But the methodology used is deeply flawed. 

Is there a sex difference in IQ scores? (Reply)

Irwing and Lynn explicitly claim to have identified a sex difference in IQ among university students1. They now counter2 my criticism3 of the flawed methodology upon which their conclusions are based

Intelligence: Is there a sex difference in IQ scores?

It is believed that the principal error of Blinkhorn's criticism is that he does not consider the result in the context of several other studies showing that adult males have an IQ advantage of around 4–6 IQ points.

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