My Neurons Could Beat Your Neurons Any Day

When it comes to language skills, girls have a neurological advantage. Boo-ya! According to research from Northwestern University and the University of Haifa, girls may be able to pick up new knowledge by hearing it, while guys may need to be taught visually and verbally. The study was of boys and girls between nine and 15, however, this tidbit might come in handy in your own life. For example, instead of telling your boyfriend that it’s his turn to take out the trash, you might want to say “Please, will you take out the trash?” while miming. [Scientific American via]