Sisterhood of the Smarty Pants

For the first time since IQ testing began, women have outscored men on them. James Flynn, an authority on IQ tests says that “In the last 100 years the IQ scores of both men and women have risen but women’s have risen faster.” Some experts are suggesting that the demands on modern women require them to be more skilled multi-taskers, upping their IQ. Other experts think that women have a naturally slightly higher potential for intellect than men and have only recently been offered enough opportunity to invest in it. Regardless, next time anyone accuses you of “acting like a girl,” thank them for the compliment …

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