Tag Archive: studies

Dec 19 2012

IQ test exposes the myth that is ‘g’

The idea that there’s a single scalar value that measures anything like “general intelligence” (“g”), commonly known as “IQ” or “intelligence quotient”, has been pretty much blown out of the water by this comprehensive study by the University of Western Ontario’s Brain and Mind Institute. Our attempt to answer [the question of how to quantify …

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Jul 29 2012

Rigid gender roles hurt men in the workplace

Surprise surprise. A report by the Families and Work Institute has clued into the fact that men are still pressured by society’s rigid gender roles to be the primary breadwinner even while being primary caregiver. Even though many women work and contribute to the family income, the report says that “men have retained the ‘traditional …

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