Re: Intelligence on the X chromosome

Matt Beckwith (
19 Aug 1996 02:48:24 GMT (Bryant) wrote:

>It should be pointed out that there is a lot of doubt about there even
>being a "general" intelligence, as such (a general-purpose calculuating
>machine model of the brain). Men tend to score lower than women in
>verbal intelligence tests, for instance, while men tend to score higher
>than women in spatial and quantitative tests.

I wondered how long it would take for somebody to make the point that
there really is no such thing as intelligence. How about doing me a
favor, folks? Put that particular argument under a different thread
title, okay? Otherwise those of us who accept the concept of
intelligence and are interested in discussing its presence on the X
chromosome will have to wade through debate regarding this other issue.


Matt Beckwith