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Sex differences in intelligence in younger and older participants of the Raven's Standard Progressive Matrices Plus

Abstract:

After many years of inconclusive findings in the well-researched field of sex differences in general intelligence, Lynn (1994) made a novel contribution by proposing a developmental theory to explain differences in mean performance on measures of general intelligence. The theory posits that due to differing maturational rates, females outperform males prior to 15. years of age, while males outperform females from 15. years of age onwards through adulthood. The Raven's Progressive Matrices are...

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10.1016/j.paid.2011.06.013

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Savage-McGlynn, E More by this author
Journal:
Personality and Individual Differences
Volume:
53
Issue:
2
Pages:
137-141
Publication date:
2012-07-05
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ISSN:
0191-8869
URN:
uuid:5b4937b1-3714-4179-93d7-34cfa21a1db5
Source identifiers:
334130
Local pid:
pubs:334130

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