by Gena Kaufman
Sigh. Your guy showed up on your anniversary (or your birthday or Valentine's Day or whatever the special occasion might be) empty-handed and completely clueless, and you're mad. His excuses might just make you even more enraged, but he's got one that's kind of legit: science.
According to a new Norwegian study, men really are worse at remembering than women. The research asked 48,000 people to report how well they remembered things and found that men do tend to forget more than women. In even less encouraging news, men proved to be just as forgetful whether they were 30 or 60.
The research is interesting, but it's important to note that the study didn't directly test memory itself but analyzed people's questions about memory. So, men reported having poorer memories, but it's based on their own self-reporting. Ahem, so maybe they only claim to remember the things they want to remember? (Like, every scoreRead More »from Boyfriend Forgot Your Anniversary? Sorry, Science is on His Side in This Argument