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AsapSCIENCE (1 year ago)
Correction: Maryam Mirzakhani won the Field's Medal in 2014, the most prestigious award in mathematics, which is often described as the mathematician's "Nobel Prize".
Corpsi just because women are women doesn’t mean they are dumb. Girls or boys can be either smart. Believe me there are a lot of males that are dumb too so don’t you doubt us women. But I certainly agree that what gameitderp said was wrong.
ABC 123 (12 days ago)
AsapSCIENCE you keeep drawing the REPUBLIC of Ireland with a big British flag over it😐🇮🇪🇮🇪🇮🇪
Gabriel Ian Naguit (12 days ago)
AsapSCIENCE me in smarter in some honor this year and last year
Rabarbar (1 month ago)
wow so many triggered males. they just can't accept that women are smart for some reason, maybe they are afraid of their own lack of intelligence. anyway men had power over women simply because they were stronger not smarter.
DRAGON DEN CLASH (1 month ago)
+Gacha girl! Yea!!!! right
PhantomBoii420 (5 minutes ago)
I think everyone's stupid...
Boys have 5 senses: Sight, hearing, touch, smell, and taste Girls have an extra sense: Common sense This is a joke I swear I’m not sexist UwU
Four Knocks (1 hour ago)
Boys are better than girls so stfu
Alexchacat Gacha (4 hours ago)
On our class GIRLS ARE SMART YOOOOOO!!!!
Kaepora Gaebora (6 hours ago)
The only reason why men are better in sports is because they don't have boobs....
Four Knocks (1 hour ago)
That makes no sense at all, flat chested women suck at sports, how tf does having boobs do that?
TheAmazingKawaiiPotato (7 hours ago)
I see so many memes saying girls see bugs and insects as dragons and monsters, yet I see them as little puppies. Then there's also the people who say all women play with Barbie dolls and doll houses while they say that males only play video games. I play video games for a living.
Goku Uzumaki21 (8 hours ago)
OFFENSIVE! im transgender and i identify as a potato DONT BE RASCIST TO THE POTATOES HMPH
Iznaga1420 (9 hours ago)
The answer is an emphatic YES. Measure their scores after they're done with puberty and there is an incontrovertible difference of about 3-6 points. https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/0b57/05682a13dd538493ec1400e167e752d8c92b.pdf
Daniel Dusenbery (10 hours ago)
I know more math than everyone in my class
Daniel Dusenbery (10 hours ago)
Shut up
Daniel Dusenbery (10 hours ago)
I love games so what ya talking about
Daniel Dusenbery (10 hours ago)
I picked girls
Daniel Dusenbery (10 hours ago)
Im the best one in my class with everything
Daniel Dusenbery (10 hours ago)
I get straight a's
Daniel Dusenbery (11 hours ago)
Come on im a girl i don't like scrap booking plus I'm a Tom boy and i can do 6th grade work and I'm in 3rd grade
Four Knocks (1 hour ago)
Are boys allowed to wear makeup and dress in pink clothing?
Indo (17 hours ago)
00:26 Ya hear that ladies?
Indo (17 hours ago)
Yes.
Afia Sehrish (21 hours ago)
Are you telling I can't be a gamer?
Sexist!
Four Knocks (16 hours ago)
Boys are better
That_Artsy_Monieee (1 day ago)
0:44 V O I C E C R A C K
Geo Metric Yoshi (1 day ago)
Remember. Grades aren't your IQ.
Honestly, I never heard ‘boys are smarter than girls’ I always heard ‘girls are smarter than boys’ and it doesn’t depend on gender, it depends on the person.
Skrilazz (1 day ago)
In every species there is a dominant gender , example , gorillas , you never see a female silver back do you ? , because males are more dominant ...
NicoInferno2000 (1 day ago)
Here’s the answer to the thumbnail Yes
CRAZY OTAKU FANGIRL (1 day ago)
We are all equal i have never ever heard "boys are smarter than girls" from *adults* i don't get why kids in my school always say "girls/boys are like..." WE ARE ONE WE ARE EQUAL
Zakalaxo (1 day ago)
WTF this video is stupid! The sterio type is that girls are smarter than guys
evren pilge (1 day ago)
All leftist bias in one video, means: A collective mass of bullshits.
Kamryn Hedge (2 days ago)
MAN WHERE SMARTER
Four Knocks (16 hours ago)
Are*
Huskies Shibes (2 days ago)
2:08 cough cough Ireland cough cough
Mi Si (2 days ago)
were Do you live?😂 i never heard that Boys are smarter than Girls more the opposite
Manosij The Tiger (5 hours ago)
+Four Knocks oh i wont compare father and mother. i just hate teenage girls.
Four Knocks (16 hours ago)
+Manosij The Tiger boys are also better and kinder than girls, girls are more dumber than babies and childish Father's are better than mothers
Ketchup vs Mustard (1 day ago)
+Manosij The Tiger Uhhh...Girls ride motorcycles. XD Ive seen some. XD
Manosij The Tiger (2 days ago)
bro if u think boys arent smart then u r fool. boys can ride motorcycles while girls cant. boys can fight like tiger while girls run away like scaredy cats. we boys can sing rock and metal songs while girls sing stupid pop songs. boys never cry while girls always cry sometimes even more than babies. so we boyz rock
Ilina V. (3 days ago)
Why always girls have to be better at literature and culture and boys at math and science
Manosij The Tiger (2 days ago)
because we boyz rock
Four Knocks (2 days ago)
Because girls r dumb
Hadiyah Azmi (3 days ago)
*see’s tittle of this video* Me : Oh CouNTaRaRe!!! (Sorry I cant find out hot to speed that word lol)
Present mic (3 days ago)
Y'all still believe in genders?
SoFaZ (3 days ago)
Our brains think different
Weird Gaming (4 days ago)
Nobody is better we’re the same
Lenin Trotsky (11 hours ago)
Nobody is better, but we aren't the same. We're different. In similar ways.
Evan Fluke (4 days ago)
If ur not the best, your the worst
Abril Martinez (4 days ago)
Some stuff was so unfair in the past women got less jobbes they werent allowed to do some stuff women had to work more in the house ect.But good thing its fair now ;-)
Four Knocks (4 days ago)
Men r still better
OVID VAZ (4 days ago)
0:03 AHAHAJSOAKJAJAAAAAAA BATTLE OF THE SEXES OH MY GOD LOL HAHHUHHUHUHU WHAT WJAT? BATTLE? WJAU? OF ?!?! THE SEEEEXES OH MY GOD GOD I'M REPORTING
UpInSky (4 days ago)
You cant even get demonitized for that
lion disaster (4 days ago)
Boys are smarter than girls
MAHMOUD ELSAYED (4 days ago)
There is no battle bettween us there is love 👦❤👧
Flower Tree (4 days ago)
1:03 me as a gamer girl triggered
Expand Flex Tape (4 days ago)
*_BOTH GENDERS ARE EQUAL_* Why do girls think their gender is better
TheeAdeptBranch (5 days ago)
Short answer: no. Long answer: it depends.
//Jamila // (5 days ago)
Short Answer: *no.*
Four Knocks (3 days ago)
Males are superior Females are inferior
//Jamila // (3 days ago)
Four Knocks Imagination is also a formation -.-
Four Knocks (4 days ago)
Boys are BETTER than girls could ever be
Yamopai 2 (5 days ago)
We are all *NUT* inside
CeciCorn (5 days ago)
Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat!?!?!?
Nathan L (6 days ago)
In my school, it’s an inside joke with the boys at the school at how smarter the girls are, whether biased by the teacher or if they were just plain smarter, which I was almost conditioned to believe through elementary school. Whenever there was some academic contest, we’d have a small laugh at how almost all of the top 10 winners were female. One time there was a speech contest around middle school, and one of the winners was a speech about how females were treated as less than males when out of the top 8, only one was male.
xXSoySausePlayzXx (6 days ago)
1:04 welp gusse im not a girl....
It usually depends on how much a human studies. Girls may be more likely to study than boys which would probably make them smarter. But if boys are more likely to study then they would be smarter. (I’m not sure if what I said is true but I think it’s good)
Pew Die Pie (6 days ago)
Quick answer... Yes
Leilah Bennett (6 days ago)
Boys and girls are all equally worthless
Bogdan Rosan (6 days ago)
If a boy is smart it doesn't mean that all the boys are smart and too with the girl
Theo Lindsay (7 days ago)
I love the way you presented this video, based purely on facts on knowledge, without bias and opinion.
Saphire Dorval (7 days ago)
there is no such thing that boy are smarter than girls. It's more of understanding then being smart.
Saphire Dorval (6 days ago)
also that saying boys are smarter then girls because girls are just as smart. it's more of understand then it is being smart
Saphire Dorval (6 days ago)
boy and girls are both smart . what does gender have to with be smart. one gender is not smarter then the other one
Saphire Dorval (7 days ago)
we encourage women
Saphire Dorval (7 days ago)
that also because
Megolactus Supreme (7 days ago)
But I’m a stupid male. ):
Eva De Lange (7 days ago)
I'm a girl my self, and I think that other girls in the comments shouldn't feel so offended. If boys in general have a little bit of a higher IQ that doesn't mean you're stupid or anything. I know for a fact several boys that are smarter and less smart than me. At the end of the day it doesn't really matter. Just live your life and GET OVER IT
Eva De Lange (7 days ago)
+Four Knocks lol
Volkan İlkehan (7 days ago)
U don’t have to be here to know the answer watch tv shows survival shows man vs women and u will see not only men are stronger but smarter than women look at history and business that women work and u will see that males are much better than females
Volkan İlkehan (7 days ago)
In school girls always seem smarter because they mature before boys but even then boys have bigger brains even if they are at the same size and height boys have bigger brains and IQ tests actually show that men have higher IQs so women are basically worse than men at everything other than giving birth
Desirae Baker (7 days ago)
I always felt & noticed that girls were smarter than the boys around me. We lived in a small to medium sized town where most people work at a large ATV factory or an electronics company of equal size. That can be a factor. I've never heard anyone say that boys were smarter, "Girls sit & listen better than the boys." "Boys are just too active & can't focus." Blah blah blah. I thought it was rude then, but it seemed true. Most men I know now do mechanical jobs or labor while most ladies are in office jobs or stay home moms. Most women I know have a side hustle like AVON or essential oils. I'd like to see more women doing a "man's job" like construction, energy production, & labor. The few ladies I know in the oil & gas industry (one a ATV factory lead) is making so much money it's insane.
Shanika Stephenson (8 days ago)
lol science can't even prove that god is real because science is stupid don't @ me
Shanika Stephenson (8 days ago)
science just hates women lol they think guys are more superior and better then girls they call as feminist when infact they're being sexist and misogynistic women hating its so stupid to me
TMB Coolnicknick (8 days ago)
Here I will just summarize this for you based on stats and this is a no brained question boys are better than girls just face it we are stronger and smarter. No girl will be as good as a soccer player like Messi or Ronaldo. No girl will be as good as a basketball player like mj steph currey Lebron. No girl will be as good at baseball or football. The only sport girls might be better is volleyball. Girls are to emotional and don’t have the courage and strength to be as good.
Colton Goff456 (8 days ago)
Gender doesn’t matter. No matter what gender you are, we are equal.
Ice Cream Lover (8 days ago)
Huh what are women gonna do with that knowledge anyway.The richest person is Jeff Bezos and he is a man and the greatest scientists are Einstein and Hawking both of whom were males.And no I ain't sayin' women ain't got no purpose to learn,I'm just sayin' what'll they do even if they study too damn hard and I ain't a misogynist by the way.And I know someone could ask the same about males but I am just telling the fact that males got the top positions!
Albert Einstein (9 days ago)
It depends on the interest the person has for its goal.
Delana Bosarge (9 days ago)
This is so offensive what a stupid video
Luna Torres (9 days ago)
2:29 Parents are 2.5x more likely to search is my son gifted then is my daughter gifted. Shots fired.
Keith O'Connor (9 days ago)
You put the Union Jack over Ireland at 2.10 that’s Disgraceful
Nom Blaze (9 days ago)
We are all humans people it doesn’t matter who smart or better
Monut Yadav (10 days ago)
Yeah girls are dumb, we knew it since ice age.
Monut Yadav (9 days ago)
+Four Knocks , exactly . They are good at satisfying dicks only
Luna Torres (9 days ago)
Do you _want_ to start a war?
Anonymous Person (10 days ago)
I think that stereotyping is a major barrier for women. For example, in the video, it mentions that gaming is a guy thing, and scrapbooking is a girl thing. I am a girl, and I don’t know about you, but I’ve scrapbooked like twice, and game every day. It’s honestly kind of stupid to assume what each gender would do when everyone is different. You may not agree, but there are still hints of sexism in everyday things, even though a lot of the times we overlook it. Stereotypes cause people to expect more from the male gender than the female, and the differences in the way people treat the genders takes a large part in that. Society could put a lot of expectations onto a boys shoulders, and not let the girls have enough to strive to do better. It could even be the other way around. And I’m not saying only girls have it hard, I’m sure the boys have struggles themselves, but my point is that no matter what gender you are, even transgender, you shouldn’t be judged on any different context than any other gender. I don’t believe that either gender is, as a whole, smarter than the other, but instead that we are all equal, it’s just the amount of effort we put into gaining knowledge that makes someone presumably smarter or less smart then the other. And girls and boys alike all have that choice. To scale the wall of stereotyping is a great feat, but society is still treating people unfairly. We just have to be strong enough to deal with anything that try’s to stop us. If you made it all the way down here, thanks for reading this, and also, please don’t be rude because this is just my opinion. It shouldn’t stop you from thinking differently, but I hope you at least understand where I’m coming from. Have a great day, and keep being awesome!
Luna Torres (9 days ago)
👍
Lyra Heartstring (10 days ago)
As a result of people who i know: Boys are smarter than girls. Girls are more hard-working than boys.
Luna Torres (9 days ago)
+Four Knocks I doubt starting a war in the comment section is smart either
Stop Motion (10 days ago)
Sometimes I feel like because of the bias towards women being made super well known there's a bias towards men. I also feel the same way about African-Americans.
Lucky Life (10 days ago)
Since when are boys considered smarter? I see boys in the hall sprinting at full speed, and less boys in gifted classes 😑
Rosie R (11 days ago)
Thats what people don't understand. Culture and environment are sooo influential. It doesn't matter that "on paper" the genders are equal if we raise a society that treats each differently. Not different as in individual human beings but as crappy bias unfair stereotypes. Think how brilliant the world would have been if we encouraged the other HALF of the populatation to think of ideas, solutions and innovations instead of only limit it to the kitchen and a kid 👎🏽
hOi hOihOi (11 days ago)
Men are wayyyyy smarter and even I’m a girl
Jack Brennan (12 days ago)
I think the stereotype that men are smarter than women sorta died out and reversed itself
lps Eddie studios (12 days ago)
I have gender dysphoria witch means I'm transgender witch also means I have the body and brith name of a female but I have the brain of a male (ya probably don't care but it's interesting *not really*)
Luna Torres (9 days ago)
+Four Knocks Yet what makes you have to comment it?
Luna Torres (9 days ago)
+Four Knocks how do you know
Dulat Aldazharov (12 days ago)
Let's first define what being smart means and then we can talk about smth. Probably there are at least slight differences between men and women in terms of specific intellectual abilities since from evolutionary perspective demand for certain intellectual skills varied by gender.
Rani Anil (12 days ago)
Intelligence is not based on gender..it is based on a person..i am a keralite.during my high school studies my social teachers just used to say that boys are more intelligent than girls.during that moment we girls used to get irritated and opposed the statement..All i have to conclude is that intelligence is based on a specific person..girls can be smarter and dumb..boys can be smarter and dumb..but the myth exist in my towns today and i am irritated of that.. i don't have the will to understand them the truth.even educated people believes in it. Thanks
Luna Torres (9 days ago)
+Four Knocks Please leave. It's not a good idea to start a war in the comment section.
Rani Anil (10 days ago)
+Four Knocks No never
фургон (13 days ago)
When you realize that 90% of the greatest inventions were made by Males and the most smartest scientists that ever lived were males. And not just that Males are on Average stronger. Yikes that just proves that the Male Gender is superior in also every way.
Ethsy77 (13 days ago)
I feel like every feminist who clicked on this video just went to the comments and said this was sexist
Luna Torres (9 days ago)
Yep
Emily Melbourne (13 days ago)
i like video games and im a girl and i dont like scrap booking and girl are the BEST
Luna Torres (9 days ago)
+Four Knocks I feel like the whole stereotype just turned around but honestly, we are just as smart so what is this war for. Oh and hi, fellow feminist
Panda LTU (13 days ago)
2:07 Is this Lithuania? (country)
ronron (13 days ago)
I opinion is that both genders are smarter/more skilled in diffrent things. Like men getting higher scores of math and science.
ShakePop Cola (13 days ago)
99% of these comments are people saying "beware the triggered girls/feminists, or get ready for the war, and 1% are people actually voicing there opinion lmfao
Niamh MacDonalc (13 days ago)
0:44 voice crack 😂
lp4004 (13 days ago)
I have become incredibly confused with this whole dispute over male vs female intelligence. Am I the only one who sees more people complaining about "feminazis", than I actually see legitimate irrational feminists? Indeed, the third wave feminism is full of nonsense, but even when a research states that women and men have more or less identical intelligence on average, people are still not satisfied. "Our society is wired to support the idea that girls are more intelligent";can someone please explain to me how so? Whether someone states women are more or equally intelligent, I never see people satisfied. I could be completely wrong, since this is just from my view, but I really don't see how our society "supports irrational feminism beliefs", when it very clearly does not. If anything (again, I could be completely wrong since this is just from my perspective), I see a lot more people finding comments that degrade women acceptable, and going out of their way to say that men are superior creatures to them. This has turned into complete and utter absurdity, women AND men are equally needed for the specie's survival, and each of them have their own important roles. From what I saw, women are just as capable as men at doing masculine jobs, but they simply don't have the will to participate because we are different. It has been proven time and time again, that both men and women can be just as successful in the STEM field, but women usually sooner or later choose a different path, and that's okay. People need to understand that feminity isn't any lesser than masculinity, and to stop shaming people who choose a more feminine role. This hatred towards feminity is especially projected onto feminine guys who are constantly called "pussies", "momma's boys" etc. I believe that once feminity stops being projected in a bad light, we can truly live in a more peaceful environment.
nur karaibrahimoğlu (13 days ago)
being "smart" is not about the gender. Its about working.
Captain Castro (13 days ago)
I think all of us are just funguses that are bent on reproducing and living in this environmental we have created for ourselves. Similar to mushrooms.
The Catlover Kids (14 days ago)
It might just be some girls not all girls. You can’t prove it.
The Catlover Kids (9 days ago)
You can’t judge all of us know matter how positive the stupid research is
The Catlover Kids (9 days ago)
That’s not true
Luna Torres (9 days ago)
+Four Knocks Ha ha ha
The Catlover Kids (14 days ago)
Why do boys think girls love pink, most girls hate it. Like if you agree
EricSmyth14 (14 days ago)
I don't even need to look at the username, I can tell the gender of the person by the comment! You know, by how smart it sounds
EricSmyth14 (14 days ago)
Just because guys get paid more doesn't mean girls are equal
EricSmyth14 (14 days ago)
I agree with the studies that guys are better overall, but more polarized (worst guy significantly worse than worst woman) Also the Bible obviously sides with boys. If you are religious and think they are equal... Well that's weird. Boys and girls aren't equals... They are sequels. And the sequal is always worse than the original.
Carter Stong (14 days ago)
This is a dangerous video to make
Pikku Dino fani (14 days ago)
Yes! (Only Boys can understand)
Noob (15 days ago)
* SEVERAL PEOPLE ARE TYPING *
Vezzy Mysy (15 days ago)
Yes they are
Datboi99 64 (15 days ago)
Ur mum

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