Essay on Gender Differences on Verbal and Non Verbal Tasks

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Gender Differences in Verbal and Non-Verbal Tasks and Memory Recall

Abstract
Females are better at recall tasks than males. To test the level of recall a study was administered to test recall abilities in verbal and non verbal tasks and also immediate and delayed recall among males and females. It is often believed that males have a more superior recall memory than females due to the fact that more men are hired over women in jobs. And also men make more money than women. While females may earn less than men, through this study, females proved to be just as capable as males, in fact, more so, in the ability to recall memory.
Introduction and Literature Review
Comparing males and females is a natural occurrence: it occurs in the work
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Agneta Herlitz and Jenny Rehnman also discovered that women perform better than men in tasks requiring little to no verbal processing, such as recognition of familiar odors, and that the female episodic memory advantage increases when women utilize verbal abilities and decreases when visuospatial abilities are required. Environmental factors, such as education, seem to influence the magnitude of these sex differences, as well.
While the probability of genetically-based differences between the quality of male and female memory remains unknown, the results suggest that females currently hold the advantage in episodic memory.

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
The specific aims of the study are; 1. To examine differences in performance on verbal and non-verbal tasks. 2. To investigate gender differences in performance on verbal and non-verbal tasks. 3. To study the differences in performance during immediate memory recall and delayed memory recall.

HYPOTHESES STATEMENT
A review of the above literature has led to the generation of the following hypotheses: I. Females perform better than males in recall tasks. II. Males perform better in non-verbal tasks than females. III. There is no significant difference in the performance in both male and females during immediate memory recall and delayed memory

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