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Sex Differences in Intelligence: some new data from Serbia

Jelena Čvorović and Richard Lynn


Published: 2014/12/01


It has often been asserted that there is no sex difference in intelligence, but some studies have shown that among adults men have a higher average IQ than women by 4 to 5 points. Although the sample was necessarily small, these reports are confirmed in a study of the intelligence of 136 adult Jews in Serbia tested with Raven’s Standard Progressive Matrices. Men had a higher IQ than women of 4.07 points. Men also had a lower standard deviation than women.

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