Sunday, November 1, 2009

Off-topic: Politically incorrect, but probably true, reason why more women go to college than men

"While the male and female average IQs are roughly the same, men are more likely to be very smart or very dull than women are, whereas women cluster more closely around the average. Back when college was very rare and limited to the best and brightest, men predominated in the population that was smart enough; now that more than 50 percent of high-school grads go to college, that factor is dead — and from this alone we should actually expect more women than men to be in college. (When college enrollment pushes further into the population, it's mainly picking up people with IQs around average, which are mostly women.)"

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