Re: Intelligence on the X chromosome

John Varela (
20 Aug 1996 00:00:20 GMT

In <4v90rd$>, (Bryant) writes:
>In article <4v8klv$>, John Varela <> wrote:

>>I don't think it's bimodal. Rather, men have a larger standard deviation of
>>intelligence. I recall this being taught in introductory psychology 40 years
>Fair enough. I read "split-pattern distribution" more literally than was
>intended by the author, apparently. Thanks. Congratulations on your
>excellent long term memory, by the way! :)

Well, the professor made the memorable point that most geniuses are men (as any
man will be quick to point out) and so are most village idiots (as any woman
will be quick to point out).

----- John Varela -----