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Culture Drives Gender Gap in Spatial Abilities, Study Finds

August 30, 2011

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Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior WriterDate: 29 August 2011 Time: 03:00 PM ET Studies show that men outscore women in tests of spatial abilities, including the sorts of mental rotation tasks needed to do puzzles. But a study published Aug. 29 in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that patriarchal cultures could […]

Culture Drives Gender Gap in Spatial Abilities, Study Finds

August 30, 2011

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Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior WriterDate: 29 August 2011 Time: 03:00 PM ET Studies show that men outscore women in tests of spatial abilities, including the sorts of mental rotation tasks needed to do puzzles. But a study published Aug. 29 in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that patriarchal cultures could […]