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This paper from Jing Feng, Ian Spence and Jay Pratt discusses gender differences in spatial cognition. The team "found that playing an action video game can virtually eliminate this gender difference in spatial attention and simultaneously decrease the gender disparity in mental rotation ability, a higher-level process in spatial cognition." Two spatial reasoning experiments are described in the paper. This research may be helpful for instructors and technical programs looking to improve female students' spatial abilities. The document may be downloaded in PDF file format.

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  • Science > Engineering
  • Science > General Science
  • Education > General

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Science -- General science,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,Vocational Education,Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120216121615276T,NSDL,High School,Technical Education (Lower Division),Undergraduate (Upper Division),Undergraduate (Lower Division),Engineering,Higher Education,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Science -- Engineering,Technical Education (Upper Division)

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English

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