People have been saying this for years, but now a big study confirmed it: women and girls are better than men and boys at verbal fluency and remembering words. The difference may be small, but it is consistently there over the lifetime.
In other words, women have better verbal abilities. By the way, girls generally start talking earlier and with more complex speech than boys.
From Medical Xpress: Are women really better at finding and remembering words than men? Large study settles score
Textbooks and popular science books claim with certainty that women are better at finding words and remembering words, but is this really a fact?
"Women are better. The female advantage is consistent across time and life span, but it is also relatively small," says Marco Hirnstein, professor at The University of Bergen, Norway. ...continue reading "Large Study Finds Women Have Better Verbal Abilities Throughout Life"