Examining the roles of Intuition and Gender in Magical Beliefs
Four studies explored gender differences in magical beliefs, specifically examining whether reliance on intuition accounts for women’s higher… https://t.co/XCcotuod8p?amp=1
—“Women were more prone to magical beliefs than men, making more suboptimal choices in a lottery task after imagining that a dream told them to do so.”—
A simple mechanical reason:
Women’s intuition as in all female cognition utilizes more experiential auto-associations closed to introspection, vs male precise future predictions open to introspection. We specialize. The brain is not that complicated. It’s the stories we tell ourselves that make it seem so.