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Memory Serves Middle-Aged Women Better Than Men

by Tanya Thomas on  March 14, 2010 at 8:13 AM Research News   - G J E 4
 Memory Serves Middle-Aged Women Better Than Men
A new study has confirmed what many men already knew: women's memory is better than males'.

In the University of London study, which included 9,600 people in their 50s, it was found that middle-aged women have better memories than men.
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In the first experiment, volunteers test listened to 10 words and were given two minutes to recall as many as possible. The second test required them to list the same 10 words about five minutes later.

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After analyses, boffins found that females scored almost five per cent more than men in the first test and nearly eight per cent more in the second.

In another test, which involved naming as many animals as possible in one minute, men and women had identical scores. Each could name 22, on average, reports The Daily Express.

Non-smokers, including ex-smokers, also outscored smokers in the first of the "word recall" tests.

Source: ANI
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