Equal but Different Intelligence
As brain science becomes more sophisticated, the results of studies consistently indicate that although men and women produce equivalent intellectual performance, their brains do it differently.
We are different in the following ways:
• How and what we remember. Women take in more through each of their five senses than men do, on average, and store more of this material in the brain for later use. Thus they tend to remember more details during a conversation, for instance.
• How we process words (and how many and what kind we use). Women use more words than men. This includes reading and writing, not just speaking; that is, a man and a woman may speak the same amount of words in a week, but will not generally ...