Women, gay men suck at driving

There is a lesson in this study (which confirms observational wisdom): Put. The. Cell. Phone. Down.

Sarah Radford reports for The Telegraph

Women and gay men are likely to be the worst drivers, a new study has shown.

Research has revealed that both perform poorly in tasks involving navigation and spatial awareness when compared to heterosexual men.

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Both tend to rely on local landmarks to get around, and are also slower to take in spatial information.

The computer-based tests were carried out on 140 volunteers, and demonstrated that gay men, straight women and lesbians navigated in a similar way, sharing the same weaknesses.

The results back earlier studies supporting the stereotype that women are poor navigators.

Read it all at the above link. I consider the matter closed.

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