For instance, at the near-genius level (an IQ of 145), brilliant men outnumber brilliant women by 8 to one. That’s statistics, not sexism. (…)
Thanks to high levels of the male sex hormone testosterone, men are far more competitive and motivated for success than women.
For a man — at least as far as his hormone system is concerned — succeeding, competing and beating his rivals is very much still a matter of life and death.
Consequently, ambitious, high-achieving men typically work harder, compete more aggressively and become totally immersed in their careers, while even the most high-achieving women will often admit to finding themselves distracted by their genetically preconditioned aptitude for nurture and support.
For them, it is often a question of what to get for supper…
Which is why, if it were left up to me, our little family would be eating Cheerios for dinner every night. I resent being interrupted to deal with “women’s work.”