Sex differences on the WISC-III in Taiwan and the United States

Hsin Yi Chen, Richard Lynn, Helen Cheng

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Abstract

Sex differences on the WISC-III are reported for the 13 subtests, the Verbal and Performance IQs, the four Index IQs and the Full Scale IQs in Taiwan and the United States. The sex differences are closely similar in the two samples with a correlation of .87 (p<.001) in the 13 subtests. Males obtained significantly higher Full Scale IQs in the two samples of .21d and .11d, respectively.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)66-71
Number of pages6
JournalMankind Quarterly
Volume57
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Sep 1

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Keywords

  • Gender differences
  • Taiwan
  • United States
  • WISC-III

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anthropology
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)

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