brain sizes: Einstein's and women's

Bob LeChevalier lojbab at lojban.org
Wed Jul 10 04:31:23 EST 2002


"Mark D. Morin" <mdmpsyd at NOSPAMgwi.net> wrote:
>What does all of this have to do with the assertion that there is a 
>gender bias in IQ testing? Mattarazzo (1972 *Weschler's Measurement and 
>Appraisal of Adult Intelligence*) reviewd the then current literature 
>quite extensively (p 352 ff).  He cited numerous studies that attempted 
>to demonstrate such a difference and failed to do so.

I think that his claim is that, since (if) Weschler intentionally omitted
subtests that men did better on than women, that the bias for a false
equality was built into the test from the beginning.  If he indeed eliminated
all subtests that show a gender difference, then of course you will not find
studies that demonstrate a difference.

But then one is never entirely sure what the nincompoop (JK) really thinks.

lojbab



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