Some evidence of a female advantage in object location memory using ecologically valid stimuli.

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A female advantage in object recall is assumed to derive from an adaptation to gathering/foraging. Support for the Gathering Hypothesis has relied upon stimuli and methodologies that lack ecological validity. We report two studies in which object recognition and object location memory were addressed using real plants within naturalistic arrays. In the first… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12110-005-1001-8

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@article{Neave2005SomeEO, title={Some evidence of a female advantage in object location memory using ecologically valid stimuli.}, author={Nick Neave and Colin Hamilton and Lee Hutton and Nicola T. J. Tildesley and Anne T Pickering}, journal={Human nature}, year={2005}, volume={16 2}, pages={146-63} }