Hey, looks like we have another entry in our occasional “I told you so” series. I-told-you-so’s are obnoxious indeed, but also delicious, and this one is particularly sweet.
For years we’ve talked about how male-female differences are way overblown. In fact the differences are much fewer and smaller than most people think, and the ones that do exist are almost all the result of culture, not biology. And the evidence for how similar men and women are has continued to pour in. For example, it is now clear that when it comes to math women are just as good as men. Seeming male advantages are mostly about attitude, not aptitude.
And now there’s evidence for how similar men and women are in even the dating arena, which was long seen as a bastion of gender differences. This all has to do with texting and dating. On issues like when someone should text after a date (more…)