Sean King

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

Monday, July 28, 2008

The Truth About Boys, Girls and Math

Marginal Revolution: For the past week or so the newspapers have been trumpeting a new study showing no difference in average math ability between males and females. Few people who have looked at the data thought that there were big differences in average ability but many media reports also said that the study showed no differences in high ability.

All of these reports and many more like them are false.

To find out why, read the whole thing.

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