Men Are Better Navigators Thanks to Our Use of Shortcuts
I'm a great navigator! I can totally punch an address into Google Maps and then quietly follow directions like you wouldn't believe.
According to a new study, when people are navigating around town without apps, men are actually better than women. If nothing else, bravo to these people for doing a throwback "men drive like this, but women drive like this" study in 2018.
Why are men better navigators? The researchers found men are more willing to take shortcuts and improvise on the drive, while women are more likely to stick to the route they know. Because of that, men usually got to their destination faster.
Read more at EurekAlert.