Re: Intelligence on the X chromosome

catherine yronwode (
Sun, 18 Aug 1996 16:58:05 -0800

Bryant wrote:
> catherine yronwode <> wrote:
> >Actually, the multiplicity of these genes and the presence of all of
> >them on the X chromosome was hypothesized by the researchers to account
> >for the fact that women's intelligences tend to cluster around a
> >bell-curve average but men have a split-pattern distribution of
> >intelligence, including more retarded and more genius level minds than
> >women.
> I'm not aware of any study which suggests that IQ is bimodally
> distributed in men.

Again, my source for that data is the Wall Street Journal article
previously mentioned, quoting the genetics reserachers. I am simply
reporting on a report, okay?

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