Tuesday, March 24, 2009
Men and Women Read Differently?
Definitely worth a read.
"A study of reading habits showed almost half of women are 'page turners' who finish a book soon after starting it compared to only 26 per cent of men.
The survey 2,000 adults also found those who take a long time to read books and only managed one or two a year were twice as likely to be male than female.
Men are also more likely to have shelves full of books that have never been opened.
The only similarities between the sexes came among those who have two books on the bedside table at once and who start one book on the middle of reading another, switching easily. Twelve per cent of women were in this category – exactly the same number as men.
About four in 10 of the 1,500 said they had lied about what they had read to impress friends or potential partners – 46 per cent of men and 33 per cent of women.
Read more here.