Man vs. Woman

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Woman

An objective comparison of the characteristics of men and women, if one is possible.

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Life Span In general, men have a higher mortality rate and shorter life span than women. In general, women have a lower death rate and a longer life span than men, and on average, live five years longer.
Defined as A man is a male human A woman is a female human
Identified through Men never give birth to babies, the reproductive organs are different & the hair growth on parts apart form the head & genitals. Women give birth to babies, different reproductive organs & lesser amount of hair on places apart from head & genitals.
Symbol The symbol for the planet Mars is the sign also used in biology for the male gender. The symbol for the planet Venus is the sign also used in biology for the female gender.
Physical attributes Men are taller than women on an average, more sturdily built with higher stamina & weight lifting capabilities and hair on face, chest, belly, arms & legs. Men are taller than women on average, but an individual woman may be taller than an individual man. They are also more delicately built. They have far less amount of hair growth on face, chest, belly, arms & legs compared to man.
Nature Males are generally more aggressive than females. ( citation needed as there are many types of aggressive behavior ). Females are generally less aggressive than males. ( citation needed as there are many types of aggressive behavior ).
Health Implications Men suffer from many of the same illnesses as women. Women suffer from many of the same illnesses as men.
Academic Orientation On average men perform better on tests of spatial and mathematical ability ( citation needed ). Women perform better on tests of verbal ability and memory ( citation needed ).
Occupations In the early ages men were responsible for food & security. Prime duties included hunting, agriculture, taking care of canteen, protecting women & children from wild animals & enemies. In the recent ages, the occupation borders have blurred. In the early ages women were responsible for reproduction and rearing the offsprings. Their duties included cooking, and feeding the young ones. In the recent ages, the occupation borders have blurred.

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May 14, 2014, 9:07pm

Um...women are better in reading and memory ONLY? A study in the UK proved that girls are actually smarter than boys in everything ( though the most striking difference was in reading.)

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