Men Read Maps, Women Remember Routes

Another look at gender and navigation. “Women may not have discovered Australia or the Americas, but new research by scientists shows they can be better navigators than men if they have visited a place before,” the Times reports. “Men may still be the superior map readers, but women can get there quicker because they remember landmarks.” Via GIS Lounge.

Previously: Review: Map Addict; Navigation, Spatial Reasoning, Gender and Homosexuality.