For some men, keeping quiet while their wife is on her 17th attempt at reversing into a parking spot would not come naturally.
But research suggests that they might be better advised to bite their tongue – as lack of confidence is a factor in women’s tendency to struggle in tasks requiring spatial awareness.
Tests showed that women improved in these activities when their self-belief was given a boost.
Dr Estes, whose research paper is published in the journal Archives Of Sexual Behaviour, said: ‘Prior research shows that women tend to do poorly on tasks that require spatial awareness.
‘That’s borne out in the common jokes we always hear about men being better at parking and map-reading than women.
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