Which Gender Has Better Memory?

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Updated on Oct 14, 2013

Grade Level: 6th - 7th; Type: Behavioral Science


Students will discover whether there are any differences in the way men and women remember things.


  • Find a memory test online (like this one or this one) or create your own memory test based on those models.
  • At least 10 male and 10 female test subjects
  • Timer/watch
  • Pen and paper for notes

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Terms/Concepts: Memory; Sensory memory; Short term memory; Long term memory; Gender • Brain


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