Tag Archives: Sex Differences

This is Why Women are not Allowed to Drive Bulldozers

Topless Woman Drives Dozer Into Apartment Building Heather Houston has been charged with two felonies after allegedly stealing a front-end loader and driving it into an apartment complex in Great Falls. The Great Falls Police Department responded to the Fox … Continue reading

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The Coming Doom of the “Y” Chromosome and Human Males

Although the Y chromosome’s role in sex determination is clear, research has shown that it is undergoing rapid evolutionary deterioration. Many generations ago the Y chromosome was large, and contained as many genes as the X chromosome. Now it is … Continue reading

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Can Women Really Think?

Clearly, yes, women can really think. But on a statistical basis at the highest levels where progress is made, can elite women perform at the same levels as elite men? Only 48 of 900 Nobel Prizes have been awarded to … Continue reading

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Sex Hormones Determine Male and Female Brain Differences

From Monkeys to Humans, Hormones Shape Brains Scientifically Correct, but Not Politically Correct Prenatal exposure to sex hormones shapes the neonatal brain from the very beginning. Testosterone pouring out of the tiny testicles of male fetuses begins to cause the … Continue reading

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Living in Grass Huts: Civilisation if Built by Women

The Tough Jobs That Civilisation is Built Upon These are jobs that are done overwhelmingly by men. They are tough and dirty jobs — they are Dangerous jobs. Women as a rule do not choose to do these jobs, but … Continue reading

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For the Good of the Species: Older Men Mating with Younger Babes

Re-published from the “Al Fin, You Sexy Thing!” blog Research published in PNAS reveals that the sperm of older men tends to have longer telomeres, conferring an advantage in longevity to offspring. Dr Dan Eisenberg and colleagues from the Department … Continue reading

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“After I started taking testosterone, I became interested in science… “

Can Testosterone Really do That? Normal testosterone levels for men: 300 to 1000 ng/dl Normal testosterone levels for women: 30 to 95 ng/dl From the Archives of “This American Life” Radio Show: Testosterone Gives a Man a Mind to Think … Continue reading

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Testosterone: King of Hormones

It’s been well established that men perform better than women when it comes to specific spatial tasks. But how much of that is linked to sex hormones versus cultural conditioning and other factors? __ SD Testosterone Helps One to Quickly … Continue reading

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Bigger Brains & IQ; Sex-Related Differences in Emotional Regulation

The fact that brain size correlates with intelligence between species, is fairly uncontroversial. We expect chimps to be more intelligent than monkeys, and humans to be more intelligent than chimps. It is only when we start looking at comparisons of … Continue reading

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Big Surprise! Gender Gap in Physics (and Math) Persists

No matter how hard feminist “scholars” try to explain away the gender gap in high level math and physics aptitude, the underlying reality will not go away. In a new synthesis of past work, researchers found that women consistently score … Continue reading

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