This study by researchers at the University of Edinburgh was the first to seek out any differences in the intelligence quotient between men and women. Other studies have shown, as again in this study that there is no noticeable difference in the average intelligence between men and women. Many fields of science have noticed and studied how women have advanced in recent decades to be in the major of once male dominated fields as higher levels in medicine. There are now more female graduates from medical school and we applaud that. The more nurturing and superior communication skills of women is good news for us all as the old white men who too often thought they were gods retire. They were often not perfect healthy lifestyles role models as the youngger female doctors are closer to being.
And yet this difference in the Edinburgh study shows there is a much greater variability in the intelligence of men than in women. Men are twice as likely to be in the top, and the lowest tier of intelligence. Which, for women and even us men, explains much. How is it a standard joke that the fellows in the bar all agree that grown men poking each other in the eye is hilarious? Their female dates usually roll their eyes not poked at the ceiling wondering where all the brainy men are. Brains can of course be made stronger or weaker by healthy lifestyles or not.
Well, from this news, it seems you ladies tend to bunch toward the intelligent high center and keep gaining brain power as you gain rights and confidence. And the reverse may be happening to men and in particular those in that wider pool of dumb and dumber, of which males are twice the gene pool.
Knowing this, and that the Bill Gates brain types usually bore you to tears, while handsome Jack the football hero who played once too often without his helmet is off with his team mates watching the Three Stooges movie. But to take this to a degree level we could look at how this fact, if it continues to be verified in further studies, indicates changes in schooling and opportunities for the lost boys now being left behind.
Studies show how the girls generally now gain the higher grades and the scholarships; and to the extent that this advances opportunities for girls such as my grand daughters is is very good. But if our grand sons are not prepared for the skills they can exceed at and be encouraged to learn their skill and get at it and build a good life for themselves, as I have tried to do with my own grand sons, they may be part of the lost generation of boys who became men who fill the bursting jails of America.
Boys love machines and there are so many jobs out west crying for men who can be serious enough to operate the equipment, which unfortunately is several tiers down from rocket scientist. But trade school could come sooner for some.
Meanwhile the girls are becoming the doctors which is such good news as the fine old white doctors who thought they were god retire. Now more likely the orderlies and nurseries are men who dropped their education too soon. And soon they will be creating their male versions of the previously female world of humor: what is the difference between a man doctor and God? God does not think he is a doctor.
And unless you are listed at a rocket scientist dinner, when you sit among most groups of men and women we could all be more aware. The brains of the women are generally in a bright cluster of intelligence. And the brains of the men may range from a budding Einstein to that loud fool down the table: you know who will be thinking, and who will be talking. And now we can understand more easily why death while having a beer can shot off your head happens only to men. And mean while in town his cousin is just discovering a new vaccine. And his sister just got her medical degree.
Now we can easier understand why. And reach out to redirect all to their God given level of potential.