19 Sep '12, 2pm

Study: Men recognize cars, women recognize birds

Study: Men recognize cars, women recognize birds

Yup, this is definitely a car. I will have to ask my wife if there are any birds around. You ever see a couple together and the guy keeps pointing at the street and saying things like, “Buick, Jetta, Jeep Wrangler, Chrysler LeBaron,” while the woman points at the sky and says things like, “wild Canadian goose, finch, snowy egret”? Well, there is now a scientific explanation for this common occurrence. Researchers at Vanderbuilt University have discovered that men are better at recognizing cars, and women are better at recognizing birds. In other words, when it comes to efforts to increase pedestrianism and preserve wildlife, we know who we should be recruiting. The researchers were looking to uncover the role that expertise plays in object recognition, using a test that includes many different categories. The categories: leaves, owls, butterflies, wading birds, mushrooms, ...

Full article: http://grist.org/list/study-men-recognize-cars-women-reco...

Tweets

SHOW & TELL: Men's KG Kurt Geiger

SHOW & TELL: Men's KG Kurt Geiger

kurtgeiger.com 19 Sep '12, 10am

The below shoe sizes are given as a guide. In our experience a conversion for women's footwear between the UK and USA woul...

Intesting study on intelligent and Communicatin...

spectrum.ieee.org 18 Sep '12, 11pm

You're a terrible driver. Yes, you. Terrible. At least, you're terrible compared to a robot, which is smarter, faster, and...

Women in Wireless comes to Singapore via @e27sg

e27.sg 19 Sep '12, 1am

Women in Wireless is the latest entry to the growing presence of women targeted professional networking communities with s...

There's something about Mary-Janes...

There's something about Mary-Janes...

kurtgeiger.com 24 Sep '12, 11am

The below shoe sizes are given as a guide. In our experience a conversion for women's footwear between the UK and USA woul...

Love these

Love these

kurtgeiger.com 22 Sep '12, 10am

The below shoe sizes are given as a guide. In our experience a conversion for women's footwear between the UK and USA woul...

Love these too!

Love these too!

kurtgeiger.com 22 Sep '12, 10am

The below shoe sizes are given as a guide. In our experience a conversion for women's footwear between the UK and USA woul...

Number of pregnant women diagnosed with cancer increases due in part to older age of expectant mothers

Number of pregnant women diagnosed with cancer ...

straitstimes.com 20 Sep '12, 1am

(REUTERS) - The number of pregnant women diagnosed with cancer has increased over the past couple of decades, according to...

News Article: DOD: Families, Friends Need to Re...

defense.gov 10 Sep '12, 4pm

DOD: Families, Friends Need to Recognize Signs of Suicide By Karen Parrish American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Sept....

@bebee22nd_swishgang No sneakers in the sneaker box it's all #birds.

@bebee22nd_swishgang No sneakers in the sneaker...

instagram.com 23 Sep '12, 12am

brittneybadazz_boutit I fly wit the ✨

New study proves that testosterone may be the reason women outlive men

New study proves that testosterone may be the r...

straitstimes.com 25 Sep '12, 9am

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Scientists said on Monday they have new evidence about why women live longer than men, from a study of ...

And I am currently lusting after these!

kurtgeiger.com 23 Sep '12, 10am

The below shoe sizes are given as a guide. In our experience a conversion for women's footwear between the UK and USA woul...

Aston Martin lures women to buy their cars: In an effort to attract more women to buy their cars, and also to st...

Aston Martin lures women to buy their cars: In ...

luxurylaunches.com 24 Sep '12, 1pm

Aston Martin lures women to buy their cars In an effort to attract more women to buy their cars, and also to strengthen bo...

Former World Leaders Ask UN Security Council to Recognize Water as a Top Concernv @gbelements

Former World Leaders Ask UN Security Council to...

greenbuildingelements.com 11 Sep '12, 7pm

“The world today confronts a water crisis with critical implications for peace, political stability and economic developme...

Last offer of the day! Get a fab 30% off a stun...

kurtgeiger.com 26 Sep '12, 6pm

The below shoe sizes are given as a guide. In our experience a conversion for women's footwear between the UK and USA woul...

Woman in Malaysia nicknamed 'Minah Gyver' arres...

straitstimes.com 18 Sep '12, 9am

(THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A mother of four, nicknamed Minah Gyver, has been breaking into parked cars using only a pa...