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Sex Differences in Vocabulary: A Longitudinal Study of British Three through Fourteen Year Olds

Richard Lynn


Published: 2024/03/01


This study reports data from the UK Millennium Cohort Study for vocabulary size of 3, 5 and 14 years olds. The results show that girls had a significantly higher average vocabulary than boys at the ages of 3 and 5 years but not at the age of 14 years. Keywords: Sex differences, Vocabulary, Age

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