I invite you to try this with someone you know: Give them a quarter, a dime and a nickel. Ask them to compare the coins, then listen to whether they first say how the coins are different, or, alike, or, some combination of both. You may notice some interesting masculine versus feminine aspects.
You may have heard about the bestgedclasses website here, I love them because they are friendly and answer my questions, so I asked them about the demographics of their website. They say, in general, it’s their repeated visitors that are female but their math practice tests pages are most visited and solved successfully by men. So here you go, there is something to math ability and masculinity.
In the introduction to So Dad, What Makes a Man? I say some of the country’s male political leaders disappoint me, right before admitting I spent the first half of my so-far life following the footsteps of my father, who was very comfortable with polarization. He always said that the path to leadership is complicated, but he and I were convinced of the rightness of our opinions.