Yeah, we’ve known it for a while, but now there’s proof: females are more capable than dudes — at pretty much everything.
By Gabrielle Frank
This just in: anything guys can do, we can do better — from catching criminals to running countries. In the new book, Man Down, author and new ABC News legal analyst Dan Abrams provides cold-hard proof that females are the superior sex (sorry guys!).
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1. Behind the Wheel
Yeah, yeah, they never ask for directions. But this is about more than just running the risk of driving around in circles. A Carnegie Mellon University study found that male drivers have a 77 percent higher risk of dying in a car accident than women, possibly because they’re more aggressive drivers. And a recent New York City traffic study found that over the past five years, 80 percent of accidents where pedestrians were seriously injured or killed involved a male driver.
2. At the Racetrack
Playing cards and gambling may be considered the ultimate boys’ night activity, but a comprehensive study of over 40,000 gamblers found that it’s women who are better at making bets and turning a profit. Why? We tend to act more quickly and be more aggressive with our bets.