And if a woman makes a lot of money, men will be intimidated.Conservative and liberal pundits alike mythologized the failure of feminism and the “waste” of these talented women who were searching for soul mates.Finally, according to IQ expert James Flynn, women have closed the IQ gap and are in fact scoring higher than men, reports the Telegraph.IQ — or intelligence quotient — the most widely used measure of intelligence and is determined based on one’s deviation from the average IQ score of a certain age group.(MORE: Affirmative Action for Boys) There are many possible reasons that women finally surpassed men in IQ after a century of falling behind, according to Flynn, who is writing a book about IQ and gender.One theory is that women have always been capable of scoring higher but, because of discriminatory gender socializing, never realized their own potential.
If you attended a good school, have an impressive job, have career aspirations or dream of future success, men will find you less attractive.
During the early twentieth century, the scientific consensus shifted to the view that gender plays no role in intelligence.
In his 1916 study of children's IQs, psychologist Lewis Terman concluded that "the intelligence of girls, at least up to 14 years, does not differ materially from that of boys".
Scientists have found numerous characteristics that set brilliant geniuses apart from ordinary Joes.
Besides a high score on a math test, studies have linked certain personalities and physical traits to higher intelligence.