ERIC Number: EJ267864
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982
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The Variability Hypothesis: The History of a Biological Model of Sex Differences in Intelligence.
Shields, Stephanie A.
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, v7 n4 p769-97 Sum 1982
Describes the origin and development of the variability hypothesis as applied to the study of social and psychological sex differences. Explores changes in the hypothesis over time, social and scientific factors that fostered its acceptance, and possible parallels between the variability hypothesis and contemporary theories of sex differences. (Author/GC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
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