They are often accused of being poor navigators because they can't read maps as well as their male counterparts. But women are actually less likely than men to get lost because they are better at recalling routes, new research has shown.
Although men will be better able to use a map, the fairer sex can often can get to their destination quicker on subsequent journies because they remember landmarks.
The study looked at a group of men and women from a Mexican village who were sent to gather mushrooms fitted with satellite positioning systems and heart rate monitors.
Different talents: Men are better at map reading, but women shine when it comes to remembering routes
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