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Offline Ame C

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Women vs Male... is it true
« on: 18/01/2005 19:51:25 »
Do women use more of their brain then men?  And are men generally better at math than women?


 

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Re: Women vs Male... is it true
« Reply #1 on: 20/01/2005 03:00:45 »
Being a woman, I would have to say of course we use more of our brain than men.  But seriously, there are things men are better at than women and vice versa.  Women see better in the dark than men.  Men are generally better at math.  Women abstract better than men.  (Ever watch a man try to explain something.  He'll usually want a piece of paper to draw on).  Men have better distance perception than women.  There's a great book I read a long time ago on that called "Brain Sex" that describes how the male and female brain are actually organized differently.  That might get to more of what you're asking about.
 

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Re: Women vs Male... is it true
« Reply #2 on: 25/01/2005 03:04:51 »
Isn't it the other way around? Men see better in the dark than women, and women have better color vision and detail vision than men.

And of course men want to draw on a piece of paper. That way they don't have to talk about it, endlessly. Just draw the figure, and make the point. Then move on. That's a man's way.
 

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« Reply #3 on: 28/01/2005 05:23:40 »
I heard that women will hear a sound first, but men will be able to locate the origin of the sound more accurately.  Is this true?

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Re: Women vs Male... is it true
« Reply #4 on: 30/01/2005 22:08:21 »
Well yes, yes it is true.
 

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« Reply #5 on: 31/01/2005 00:57:47 »
Yes Donnah, You will hear when the kettle boils, and we will give you directions to it......one sugar please !

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Re: Women vs Male... is it true
« Reply #6 on: 02/02/2005 01:15:04 »
Neil, give directions like that and you are liable to get one lump alright.

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« Reply #7 on: 02/02/2005 08:27:03 »
(Big Grin)....thanks for the smile Donnah :-)

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Re: Women vs Male... is it true
« Reply #8 on: 09/02/2005 08:50:15 »
i herd that women do more graffiti than men and run away from home in 60% of cases?!




'men are the same as women just inside out...'
« Last Edit: 09/02/2005 08:51:42 by mad maXX »
 

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Re: Women vs Male... is it true
« Reply #9 on: 09/02/2005 12:39:11 »
I hear that you can't make this large general distinction between the sexes as it is more of a sliding scale of sex. Especially in the brain, as any difference is due to the amount of testosterone present during fetal development, therefore accounting for homosexuality and the diverseness of everyoneís behavior. So itís hard to say what women are better at than men and vice-versa. I agree with the communication stuff though ;). It is definitely easier to explain something to someone of your own sex, mainly because you have an insight into their perception. Iím sure If I had grown up only around women I would be fairly proficient at explaining things their way, at least I hope it works that way or there is no hope for me :D.

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Re: Women vs Male... is it true
« Reply #10 on: 09/02/2005 17:13:42 »
I agree with you on the sliding scale factor, but I'm not sure if i believe it has anything (or at least not all) to do with testosterone during fetal development.  More so genetics and evironmental factors.

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« Reply #11 on: 09/02/2005 18:08:03 »
Dunno if itís true I think I read it in New Scientist. It's related to something to do with how many older brothers you have 'n stuff... I'll see if I can find something online: http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=dn6564 here is something similar but its not the article I read. Obviously it's not science fact coming from a mag ;).

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Re: Women vs Male... is it true
« Reply #12 on: 15/02/2005 21:43:04 »
i've heard that the reason that men are so bad at multi-tasking [:p] is simply because they have fewer (but stronger) connections between the left and right halves of the brain. anyone know if that is true?[?]
 

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« Reply #13 on: 16/02/2005 01:22:47 »
in was unaware of that particular stereotype

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Re: Women vs Male... is it true
« Reply #14 on: 16/02/2005 22:02:50 »
quote:
Originally posted by MayoFlyFarmer

in was unaware of that particular stereotype

Are YOUR mice nude? ;)


and you were drinking coffee when you made this post? Proof positive, perhaps..
 

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