How are men and women different in the way they think and process information?
Psychological studies have always shown that there are significant differences between the way men and women think ...especially when it comes ot relationships.
Men and women are different in the way they think, process, and communicate information. And this is often the root cause of all relationship problems between men and women.
You need to learn how the other sex's' mind works so you can better understand them. And acceptance of the differences between you both is what can make a relationship flourish.
The 4 Major Areas Of Difference
These are the areas of major differences:
Sensitivity: When it comes to sensitivity, men are less likely to take emotions and feelings into consideration. They often base their decisions solely on logic.
Women, in general, have higher sensitivity compared to men. This is why women are more inclined to act on their emotions instead of their rational thought. It also allows them to understand their own feelings, as well as that of others, better and consider them more than logic.
The difference in the level of sensitivity between men and women can result in problems within the relationship. A woman may think that the man hurt her feelings intentionally if a man makes a logical decision. Likewise, men can feel frustrated when women make irrational decisions.
Communication: Men’s communication style is more contemplative and would rather deal with problems internally than to discuss them with others. They take much thought and consideration before they even decide to share a problem.
Women, on the other hand, tend to be more vocal. They believe that sharing problems with their partner will help them understand the problem better and come up with a resolution. They use communication as a tool to figure out solutions and reach a conclusion.
Memory: Men’s memory is stronger when they can associate the details of an event with something concrete like an item or location. For instance, they can most likely remember an event when they are able to visualize where it happened. ----Women’s memory is stronger when they can associate the emotions they felt with a particular memory with that of other memories which brought similar emotions. This is the reason why women tend to bring up past situations that angered them whenever they get angry with their partner.
Problem Solving: When it comes to solving problems, men differ from women in thought processes. While both sexes are equally capable of solving problems, the process involved to achieve resolution varies.
Men look at problems as an opportunity to demonstrate quick and efficient problem solving skills. Their ultimate goal is to have the problem solved. They believe that the best solution is one which can solve the problem quickest and most efficiently.
Women, on the other hand, look at problems as an opportunity for both partners to work in a relationship to reach a solution. They consider the act of working together in solving a problem more important than the problem itself being solved. The resolution process draws them and their partner together even if the problem is still there.
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