- Mom: Should I lock the door?
- Me: No, dad's home. Why would we lock the door?
- Mom: He's taking a shower.
- Me: So? What's anyone going to do?
- Mom: Kidnap him.
- Me: Why would anyone want to kidnap him?
- Mom: To make him earn money.
- Me: YES. Because he would make a great prostitute.
- Mom: Lol.
Women have wider peripheral vision, men have tunnel vision. Sun, 2010-05-30 18:29 — admin Women not only have a greater variety of cones in the retina, they also have wider peripheral vision than men.
As a nest defender, a woman has rain software that allows her to receive an arc of at least 45° clear vision to each side of her head and above and below her nose. Many women’s peripheral vision is effective up to almost 180°.
A man’s eyes are configured for a type of long-distance tunnel vision which means which means that he can see clearly and accurately directly in front of him and over greater distances.
As a hunter, a man needed vision that would allow hime to zero in on, and pursue, targets in the distance. He evolved with almost blindered vision so that he would not be distracted from targets, whereas a woman needed eyes to allow a wide arc of vision so that she could monitor any predators sneaking up on the nest.
This is why modern men can find their way effortlessly to a distant pub, but can never find things in the fridge.
In the UK in 1997, there were 4,132 child pedestrians killed or injured on the roads, of which 2,640 were boys in 1,492 were girls. Boys takes more risks crossing the road than girls and this, combined with poorer peripheral vision, increases their injury rate.
Men’s brains, being pre-wired for hunting, see a much narrower field.
Women’s brains decode information over a wider peripheral range because of their past defending the nest.