Some articles on spatial abilities, abilities:
... Some studies investigating the spatial abilities of men and women have found no significant differences, though metastudies show a male advantage in mental rotation and assessing ... A proposed hypothesis is that men and women evolved different mental abilities to adapt to their different roles in society ... suggests that men may have evolved greater spatial abilities as a result of certain behaviors, such as navigating during a hunt ...
Famous quotes containing the word abilities:
“A child is born with the potential ability to learn Chinese or Swahili, play a kazoo, climb a tree, make a strudel or a birdhouse, take pleasure in finding the coordinates of a star. Genetic inheritance determines a childs abilities and weaknesses. But those who raise a child call forth from that matrix the traits and talents they consider important.”
—Emilie Buchwald (20th century)