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This task tested your ability to make spatial judgments. You correctly matched 2 line(s) out of 20. On average, men generally outperform women at this task, although it is important to note that many women score extremely well. Males may generally score higher because they tend to pay more attention to space or the geometry of the world around them. Differences such as this may reflect differences in the brain. One theory suggests that exposure to higher levels of testosterone before birth gives men an added advantage because the hormone may stimulate the development of the right hemisphere of the brain. This is the side that contributes most to spatial awareness. Complete all six parts to get your brain sex profile The spot the difference task tested your ability to recall objects' positions. You correctly identified 8 out of 14. You incorrectly identified 0 objects. Did you know that women tend to outperform men on this task? Some scientists think that women's oestrogen levels make them much better at noticing details of their environment and spotting changes. This might explain why women always seem to know where the car keys are! Complete all six parts to get your brain sex profile. You said your right thumb is on top. This suggests the left side of your brain is dominant. The left side of your brain is said to be more adept at language, logic and linear thinking. The right side of your brain is said to control your visual, spatial and intuitive processes. Complete all six parts to get your brain sex profile. We asked the questions you just answered to find out if you are more of an empathiser or a systemiser. Your empathising score is 9 out of 20. This is an indication of your ability to read and respond to others' emotions. Your systemising score is 5 out of 20. This indicates how much you enjoy exploring the intricacies of systems, for example playing strategy games and putting together flat pack furniture. Complete all six parts to get your brain sex profile. The eyes task analyses your ability to empathise. In other words, how in touch you are with other people's emotions.
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Out of 10 pairs of eyes, you matched 6 with the correct mood. Women are said to outperform men in this task because they tend to be more sensitive to facial expressions. They are generally better at discerning someone's mood just by looking at their eyes. Studies of children's behaviour have shown that on average girls make more eye contact than boys. This test was originally called 'The Reading the Mind in the Eyes Test,' devised by Professor Baron Cohen at Cambridge University to test theories about Asperger Syndrome and Autism. Complete all six parts to get your brain sex profile. Your digit ratio is:
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2011 for the course ACCT 2526 taught by Professor Satin during the Spring '10 term at CSU East Bay.

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