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← New study disputes notion that men are better at spatial thinking than women

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Let this be subjected to repeatability and review. I would even go so for as to say this is a rear guard action by the nurture crew.

Agreed. Let the nurture crew, if they have not done so already, also subject the assertion that women have innately better verbal skills to the same level of scrutiny.

Some studies have shown that infants as young as 3 months old show gender differences in spatial skills.

I think that the truth is that small, but significant, non-socially determined discrepancies are subsequently magnified by differential socialization of the child depending on his/her gender.

Thu, 01 Sep 2011 16:13:48 UTC | #866374