Thursday, June 02, 2005

Men better at chess

Men better at chess
(ABC Science)
He says his results rule out any ‘glass ceiling’ effect and lack of female role models as explanation for the differences.

Instead, he says his results show that innate differences in ability between men and women, namely the evolutionary psychology view, could be one explanation.

”However, I suspect it might be in many cases that women just don’t get obsessed with things like men do. They don’t want to spend all their waking hours studying chess and competing harder.”

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