Neuroscientists have discovered evidence suggesting that “when the pressure is on, women bring unique strengths to decision making.” Have I mentioned I love neuroscientists?According to the New York Times, men and women make normal decisions in similar ways, but all bets are off once the stress hormone cortisol is added. Just a slight increase in cortisol improves decision-making performance in women, but the same increase in men leads them to take more risks even without that sweet, sweet payoff. According to Ruud van den Bos, a neurobiologist at Radboud University in the Netherlands. He’s a man but we’ll trust his research anyway.Van den Bos isn’t the first genius scientist to discover the cold, hard truth:

  • Are Women Better Doctors Than Men? [Forbes]
  • Are Women Better Investors Than Men? [USA Today]
  • POLL: Women Are Better Writers Than Men [The Daily Beast]
  • Are Women Better Grillers Than Men? [Newsweek]
  • Are Women Really Better At Learning Languages? [The Telegraph]
  • Are Women Better Loan Officers Than Men? [Seep Network
  • Why Are Women Better at Crowdfunding? [Lime Consultancy]
  • Are Women Better Than Men In the Open Water? [Open Water Source]
  • Is It True That Women Make Better Fighter Pilots Than Men? [Quora]
I have made the executive decision this pile of random surveys that totally ignore individuality add up to one thing: women as the superior gender. And I’m a woman, so I’m right.