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13 things women do better than men

Posted by on Apr. 8, 2013 at 12:53 PM
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We Win!

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By Christie Griffin for Cosmopolitan

We're still annoyed at the recent study that found men throw better than women (we know puh-lenty of women who can out-throw men). That said, there are tons of studies proving women have some amazing abilities that men lack. So, we rounded up some of our favorites. Hello, ego boost!

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annabl1970
by Platinum Member on Apr. 8, 2013 at 1:03 PM
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Brain Power

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According to a study of IQ tests from around the world, women have higher IQs than men. Researcher James Flynn checked out the IQs of people from the U.S., Europe, Canada, New Zealand, Argentine, and Estonia, and found that women came out on top. Score

annabl1970
by Platinum Member on Apr. 8, 2013 at 1:03 PM
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Neat!

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A study from San Diego State University of offices across the U.S. found that men’s desks and offices are germier than women's. Researchers discovered that men had anywhere from 10 to 20 percent more bacteria in their workspaces than women—and scientists say it's because they tend to be less hygenic. Ick

annabl1970
by Platinum Member on Apr. 8, 2013 at 1:03 PM

Great Job

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A new study out of the University of Western Ontario found that women are better at handling the stress of a job interview. Researchers found that, while women get more freaked beforehand about interviewing, we do better in the actual event. Why? We prepare more before the big moment.

annabl1970
by Platinum Member on Apr. 8, 2013 at 1:04 PM

Smokin'

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A recent study revealed that women are getting better looking through evolution; meanwhile, men are staying the same. After following more than 2,000 people through four decades of life, the study showed that attractive women had 16 percent more children than average-looking chicks and that beautiful people are 36 percent more likely to have a daughter as their firstborn. All those gorgeous daughters mean more beautiful women than in past generations.

annabl1970
by Platinum Member on Apr. 8, 2013 at 1:04 PM

Buckle Up

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This is sad but true: Men are 77 percent more likely to die in a car accident than women, according to a study done by Carnegie Mellon University. Our boyfriends should be thanking us when we nag them to "Wear your seatbelt

annabl1970
by Platinum Member on Apr. 8, 2013 at 1:04 PM

Lean on Me

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A Mind survey of 2,000 people revealed that women are far more likely than men to talk through their problems. Fifty-three percent of women talk to their friends about what's stressing them out, as opposed to 29 percent of men.

annabl1970
by Platinum Member on Apr. 8, 2013 at 1:05 PM

Work It

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 80 percent of those who have lost their jobs since December 2007 have been men. Ouch. This could be because male-dominated fields have been hit the hardest, like manufacturing and finance. That really sucks...but hey, maybe it's time more men became nurses and educators.

annabl1970
by Platinum Member on Apr. 8, 2013 at 1:05 PM

Honor Roll

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We already know that female enrollment is higher than male, but the Department of Education's statistics reveal that men are also less likely than women to graduate and get their bachelor's degrees. Men are also more likely to take longer than five years to complete their degree

annabl1970
by Platinum Member on Apr. 8, 2013 at 1:05 PM

Delicious & Nutritious

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A survey of more than 14,000 people, conducted by the University of Minnesota, showed that women choose far healthier foods than men. While men are more likely to chow down on frozen pizza and red meat, women are piling fruits and veggies onto their plates. It all sounds pretty obvious, but we get so much grief for our chocolate addictions that we just had to point this one out!

annabl1970
by Platinum Member on Apr. 8, 2013 at 1:06 PM

In the Pink

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No wonder men act like such babies when they have a sniffle—women really do have stronger immune systems than men! If there are little battles going on in our bodies, women have a secret weapon: estrogen. A study done by McGill University indicated that estrogen gives women an edge when it comes to fighting off infections. That's because estrogen confronts a certain enzyme that often hinders the body's first line of defense against bacteria and viruses.

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