Aptitude Measures

It’s true: Women ARE worse with technology – but only because they’re not interested

Daily Mail: Why do females score worse in technology tests at school? Researchers have been puzzled by the fact that males score better on technical tests – but do no better in the workplace. Researchers at the University of Iowa found that the difference in performance in technical tests wasn’t More

Technical Aptitude: Do Women Score Lower Because They Just Aren’t Interested?

Boys do better on tests of technical aptitude (for example, mechanical aptitude tests) than girls. The same is true for adults. A new study published in Perspectives on Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, describes a theory explaining how the difference comes about: the root cause More