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Sex Differences in Intelligence of University Students in South Korea

Richard Lynn, Helen Cheng, Yu Yong Choi, Sun Hee Cho and Kun Ho Lee


Data are reported for the IQs of men and women university students in South Korea showing that men obtained a higher IQ than women by 3 IQ points on the WAIS-R and by 1.8 IQ points on the Advanced Progressive Matrices. Men showed greater variability than women on both tests. The South Korea students obtained a British-scaled IQ of 112.5, approximately 6 IQ points higher than that of British students.

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