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Sex differences in self-estimated intelligence, competitiveness and risk-taking

Furnham, A; (2017) Sex differences in self-estimated intelligence, competitiveness and risk-taking. Mankind Quarterly , 58 (1) pp. 109-111. Green open access

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Abstract

Studies of self-estimated intelligence have consistently shown that males estimate their intelligence higher than do females, and people estimate the intelligence of male family members higher than that of female family members. A number of studies have also shown that males are more competitive and greater risk-takers than females.

Type: Article
Title: Sex differences in self-estimated intelligence, competitiveness and risk-taking
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Publisher version: http://www.mankindquarterly.org/archive/issue/58-1...
Language: English
Additional information: This version is the author accepted manuscript. For information on re-use, please refer to the publisher’s terms and conditions.
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences > Div of Psychology and Lang Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences > Div of Psychology and Lang Sciences > Clinical, Edu and Hlth Psychology
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10023896
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