Men Read Maps, Women Gossip

Vivienne Parry and Quentin Cooper compete in a battle of the sexes, taking part in live experiments designed to test their respective abilities in controversial areas.

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20070521

Vivienne Parry and Quentin Cooper compete in a battle of the sexes, taking part in live experiments designed to test their respective abilities in controversial areas.

1/4. This edition seeks to determine whether men or women are the worst gossips. Psychologist Professor Robin Dunbar presides.

20070522

Vivienne Parry and Quentin Cooper compete in a battle of the sexes, taking part in live experiments designed to test their respective abilities in controversial areas.

2/4. This programme assesses their multi-tasking ability as they attempt to count backwards in 7s while frying an egg, making toast and answering incoming texts. Stephen Monsell, professor of cognitive psychology, analyses their performances.

20070523

Vivienne Parry and Quentin Cooper compete in a battle of the sexes, taking part in live experiments designed to test their respective abilities in controversial areas.

3/4. Map-reading skills are tested as they try to navigate in Milton Keynes, under the scrutiny of psychobiologist Dr Qazi Rahman.

20070524

4/4. Vivienne Parry and Quentin Cooper compete in a battle of the sexes, taking part in live experiments designed to test their respective abilities in controversial areas.

The programme tests their ability to empathise.

20080309

Vivienne Parry and Quentin Cooper compete in a battle of the sexes, taking part in live experiments designed to test their respective abilities in controversial areas.

1/4. Psychologist Prof Robin Dunbar presides over tests to determine whether men or women are the worst gossips.

20080316

Vivienne Parry and Quentin Cooper compete in a battle of the sexes, taking part in live experiments designed to test their respective abilities in controversial areas.

2/4. Stephen Monsell, professor of cognitive psychology, assesses their multi-tasking ability as they attempt to count backwards in 7s while frying an egg, making toast and answering incoming texts.

20080323

Vivienne Parry and Quentin Cooper compete in a battle of the sexes, taking part in live experiments designed to test their respective abilities in controversial areas.

3/4. Map-reading skills are tested as they try to navigate in Milton Keynes, under the scrutiny of psychobiologist Dr Qazi Rahman.

20080330

Vivienne Parry and Quentin Cooper compete in a battle of the sexes, taking part in live experiments designed to test their respective abilities in controversial areas.

4/4. Tests determine their ability to empathise.

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20080330

Vivienne Parry and Quentin Cooper compete in a battle of the sexes, taking part in live experiments designed to test their respective abilities in controversial areas.

4/4. Tests determine their ability to empathise.

012007052120080309

This edition seeks to determine whether men or women are the worst gossips. Psychologist Professor Robin Dunbar presides.

022007052220080316

This programme assesses their multi-tasking ability as they attempt to count backwards in 7s while frying an egg, making toast and answering incoming texts. Stephen Monsell, professor of cognitive psychology, analyses their performances.

032007052320080323

Map-reading skills are tested as they try to navigate in Milton Keynes, under the scrutiny of psychobiologist Dr Qazi Rahman

04 LAST20070524

The programme tests their ability to empathise.