Men Read Maps, Women Gossip

Vivienne Parry and Quentin Cooper compete in a battle of the sexes, taking part in live experiments designed to test their respective abilities in controversial areas.

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Vivienne Parry and Quentin Cooper compete in a battle of the sexes, taking part in live experiments designed to test their respective abilities in controversial areas.
4/4. Tests determine their ability to empathise.

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This edition seeks to determine whether men or women are the worst gossips. Psychologist Professor Robin Dunbar presides.

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This programme assesses their multi-tasking ability as they attempt to count backwards in 7s while frying an egg, making toast and answering incoming texts. Stephen Monsell, professor of cognitive psychology, analyses their performances.

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Map-reading skills are tested as they try to navigate in Milton Keynes, under the scrutiny of psychobiologist Dr Qazi Rahman

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The programme tests their ability to empathise.