Two new studies out last week show that the brain is mightier than the baggage — especially when it comes to those stereotypes we women carry around in our backpacks.
Parallel parking: Good at it? And speaking of driving: Get lost much?
Stereotypes tell us that if you’re a woman, your answer to the first question is probably a “nope.” And to the second, often a “yes.” But guess what? A new study published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior tells us that it’s often garden-variety confidence at play when it comes to spatial tasks like parking the car or reading a road map — rather than gender-related abilities (or lack of same.)
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