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Re: Men have better sense of direction than women?

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avatar Men have better sense of direction than women?
December 08, 2015 02:49AM
Researchers studied women and men using fMRI during wayfinding tasks in a recently learned virtual environment. Men consistently performed better than women. When women were given a drop of testosterone under their tongue, however, their ability to orient themselves along the four cardinal directions improved.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/12/151207081824.htm
avatar Re: Men have better sense of direction than women?
December 08, 2015 07:07AM
Seriously?

Did they even have to do some sort of study?

Why you think we no needs to ask fir directions?

(also have a keen sense to trail conditions and trail build type and inclination)



Chick-on is looking at you!
avatar Re: Men have better sense of direction than women?
December 08, 2015 07:46AM
I don't need directions. I've never been lost. Confused for a few days, but never lost.
avatar Re: Men have better sense of direction than women?
December 08, 2015 10:09AM
Quote
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Researchers studied women and men using fMRI during wayfinding tasks in a recently learned virtual environment. Men consistently performed better than women. When women were given a drop of testosterone under their tongue, however, their ability to orient themselves along the four cardinal directions improved.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/12/151207081824.htm



The researchers that conducted this study (here's the map from their study):





probably got inspiration for it from this earlier commentary about the difference between men and women and their route finding skills:


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