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Gender Differences in Means and Variance on the Standard Progressive Matrices in Pakistan

Riaz Ahmad, Sarwat J. Khanum, Zaeema Riaz and Richard Lynn

Published: 2008/09/01

Abstract

A standardization of the Standard Progressive Matrices in Pakistan for the ages 12 through 18 years and 18 through 45 years was analysed for gender differences in means and variance. The results show no significant differences in means and generally greater variance in females, contrary to the frequent assertion that males have greater variance than females.

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