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Intelligence in FemalesThe age old question is: Which sex is smarter?. As you may know, it is traditionally believed that males are smarter than their counterparts.
There are different characteristics between both the genderís brains. They are listed below.
Eighty-five percent of womanís I.Q. related brain matter was found to be in the front part of the brain while menís intelligence-related brain matter seemed to be spread rather evenly throughout the brain. Neither gave any advantages, which proved that menís and womanís strengths and weaknesses balanced each other out when it came to intelligence.
Smart GirlsMarie Curie, Condoleezza Rice, Sandra Day O'Conner, Oprah Winfrey, Jane Goodall, Sally Ride, J.K. Rowling, Susan Polgar, Rosalyn Yalow, Linda Buck, Katharine Graham, Mary Matalin, Meryl Streep, Dr. Ruth, Maya Lin, Meg Whitman, Pat Summitt, Martha Graham, Bette Davis, Antonia Novello, Allison Fisher, Annie Duke, and Annika Sorenstam.
And the list goes on...
Problem SolvingIt is known worldwide that men are by far the more violent sex. I know this sounds really prejudice, but the previous statement is a known fact. Statistics on aggression and anger prove when it comes to conflict, men are in a different league than women.
Females and their issuesEven at a very young age, males display aggression more often than females. In 1989, Professor Rita Simon from the Department of Justice, Law and Society at the American University had a stufy looking at the role of sex in violent crimes. This study looked upon homicide rates in 31 countries across a time span of 18 years and found no time of country in which female agression exceeded that of male aggression.
In 1994, Professor Candace Kruttschnitt in the Department of Sociology, University of Minnesota analysed crime data. Kruttschinitt discovered that in the USA, en commit 85.5% of simple assaults, 87.3% of aggravated assaults, and 88.5% of homicide.
Recently, girls are getting more violent, but where aggresssion is on an upward trend in girls, the same is true in boys. Both sexes influence each other a lot, so if a certain crime drives in one sex, most likely it is to drive in the other. That driving force is driven out even more with poverty, especially in teens, teens cannot completely deal with the burden so they take out their anger and frustration on others.
For 30 years, psychologist Dr. Anne Campbell has been studying sex difference in aggression. In Dr. Campbell's studies, she has interviewed women inmates, hung out with girl gangs in New York City, saw some of the most troublesome pubs in inner city areas, run experiments, and measured testosterone attitudes and sex roles. In her recent book, Mind of Her Own, Dr. Campbell suggests that women have a tendency to avd aggressive or risky situations.
In our study, we asked a group of guys and a group of girls the same problem scenerio and collected the data (coming from their sollution).
A male's solution to this dilemna would be one of these two choices: fight the bullies, or ignore the problem. It depends on the person's living environments, that also influences decision-making..
Battle of the Sexes - (c) Julia, Celine, Kamilla, Veronika