Self-Control (not IQ) Explains Better Academic Performance Among “Tiger Cubs” in Taiwan

■ Humanities / Self-Control (not IQ) Explains Better Academic Performance Among “Tiger Cubs” in Taiwan A Taiwanese study showed that self-control (not IQ) mediates the academic advantage of girls over boys. Educational research in Western countries, including Canada, the UK, and US has consistently found that girls get better school grades than boys do. Although other academic studies have shown that academic achievement, such as school grades, is directly related to cognitive ability, evidence from the US suggests that the superior academic success of girls may result from their superior self-control rather than their superior intelligence. This research formed the groundwork for a recent study … Continue reading Self-Control (not IQ) Explains Better Academic Performance Among “Tiger Cubs” in TaiwanRead More →