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2. What is greater male variability? (GVM)

  • There is a greater variability in intellectual abilities of males compared to females (Ellis, 1894), not universal but is present in other countries (due to socioculture)
  • There is a greater variability in intellectual abilities of males compared to females (Ellis, 1894), not universal but is present in other countries (due to biology)
  • There is a greater variability in intellectual abilities of females compared to males (Ellis, 1894), not universal but is present in other countries (due to socioculture)
  • There is a greater variability in intellectual abilities of females compared to males (Ellis, 1894), not universal but is present in other countries (due to biology)

3. What was the main conclusion reached by Haier (2005)?

  • Intelligence in men may be related more to information processing ability, e.g spatial ability
  • Intelligence in men may be related more to information transmission ability, e.g math ability
  • Intelligence in men may be related more to information transmission ability, e.g spatial ability
  • Intelligence in men may be related more to information processing ability, e.g math ability

4. What is the evolutionary theory posited by Jones et al (2003)?

  • Males with lower math ability more likely to win wars, get supplies, maintain relationships, leading to greater reproductive success
  • Males with greater spatial ability more likely to win wars, get supplies, maintain relationships, leading to greater reproductive success
  • Males with greater math ability more likely to win wars, get supplies, maintain relationships, leading to greater reproductive success
  • Males with lower spatial ability more likely to win wars, get supplies, maintain relationships, leading to greater reproductive success

5. What did the meta analysis of approx 4 million pps by Hyde et al (1990) show?

  • Overall there were sex differences in math performance d = -0.80.
  • Overall no sex difference in math performance d = -0.05.
  • Overall there were sex differences in math performance d = -0.05.
  • Overall no sex difference in math performance d = 0.80.

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