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Where the Eyes Go: Men Spot Cars, Women Go for Birds, Vanderbilt University Study  
9/18/2012 7:34:21 AM

Women are better than men at recognizing living things and men are better than women at recognizing vehicles. That is the unanticipated result of an analysis Vanderbilt psychologists performed on data from a series of visual recognition tasks collected in the process of developing a new standard test for expertise in object recognition. "These results aren't definitive, but they are consistent with the following story," said Gauthier.