Study: Men More Intelligent Than Women
Updated: Wednesday, January 15 2014, 06:18 AM CST
An age old debate that's sure to get the blood pumping.
Controversial new research suggests men are more intelligent than women. The study, carried out by a man mind you, concludes men's IQs are four points higher than women's on average.
The British-born researcher, John Rushton, has seen his share of backlash for previous studies, especially one that said intelligence was influenced by race. In the latest results, 17 and 18-year-old students were challenged at universities across the world with complex concepts and timed to see how quickly they could work them out. Verbal reasoning and creativity were also tested.
A University of Western Ontario psychologist's conclusion conflicts with evidence that girls do better on school exams than girls.