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Participation rates and the difference in performance of women and men in chess.

Abstract:

The superiority of men over women in chess has been cited as evidence that there are fundamental differences in male and female intelligence (Howard, 2005a, 2006; Irwing and Lynn, 2005). An alternative interpretation of the difference is that it is due to differential male and female participation rates in chess (Charness and Gerchak, 1996; Bilalić and McLeod, 2006; Chabris and Glickman, in press). This has been dismissed by Howard (2006) on the grounds that changes in the difference in skill...

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Publisher copy:
10.1017/S0021932007001861
Journal:
Journal of biosocial science More from this journal
Volume:
39
Issue:
5
Pages:
789-793
Publication date:
2007-09-01
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EISSN:
1469-7599
ISSN:
0021-9320
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:28498
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uuid:05cc43ac-4984-46e3-81b3-90523ceec348
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pubs:28498
Source identifiers:
28498
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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