Null sex differences in general intelligence: evidence from the WAIS-III.

@article{Colom2002NullSD,
  title={Null sex differences in general intelligence: evidence from the WAIS-III.},
  author={Roberto Colom and Lu{\'i}s P. F. Garcia and Manuel Juan-Espinosa and Francisco J. Abad},
  journal={The Spanish journal of psychology},
  year={2002},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={
          29-35
        }
}
There is an increasing number of studies claiming that the sex differences in general intelligence are "real." The empirical evidence is based on the summation of the standardized sex differences in several cognitive batteries. However, the scientific construct of general ability rests on the correlations among test scores, rather than on their summation. The latter (ability in general) is an arbitrary variable, not a scientific construct. General ability is not a function of any particular… CONTINUE READING

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