Men and Women Ain’t So Different

by Moin Uddin Ahmed Tipu

Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus….or are they? Couldn’t we all just be from Earth? Finally science has produce evidence that supports what we already knew — the whole “men are from Mars, women are from Venus” trope is false. According to a new study from the University of Rochester, men and women don’t have such distinct psychological characteristics after all. Watch Laci and Trace as they delve into the classic gender debate.

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41 comments

MinecraftPrankInTheHoodAlmostGotShotGONESEXUAL September 14, 2014 - 3:43 AM

Why do I find it that some men get more butt hurt than women do?

MistressYume September 15, 2014 - 6:01 PM

When you think about it, being male is a genetic deficiency
lol

Nikole Powell December 25, 2014 - 2:20 AM

How the heck is this controversial??? I thought everyone knew this!!!!

Joel B March 12, 2015 - 12:07 AM

no, we arent. women were made to take care of children and give birth. men were made to hunt, kill. 

Dina Sullivan June 14, 2015 - 1:25 PM

How come people differs women and men so much! We are two parts of unit! We cant live without each other, we live each other, we bring meaning to our life

Artsy Tyger October 31, 2015 - 4:49 AM

Men and women are not the same. Not by a longshot. There are real, biological differences in the sexes mostly connected to reproduction. Even children that are raised "gender free" tend to gravitate towards their hardwired tendencies.

Dirk November 8, 2015 - 5:33 PM

Men and woman are clearly different psycologicly, if you look ad depresion you see that men often become agresive and that woman go crying and stuf and you cant keep saying that society did it. Because honestly its bulshit. You can cleary see this with transgenders, they cleary want to be a woman ( if they are a men) or men ( if they are a woman ) they show different behavior, the behavior of the other gender. So you can say that society pushes us into boxes but whe are al exacly the same, then explean transgenders having this behavior of the other gender.( sorry if there is bad english its not my native language)

Catherine Faull November 24, 2015 - 6:47 PM

Yes, finally the research is making sense… common sense. It's unfair to make people prove their gender by conforming to certain stereotyped emotions or professions, actions or roles. We think differently and behave differently as men and women but that's only minor ways in the overall analysis of all people and all possibilities. The actual conclusions and results that men and women are capable of achieving intellectually can be close to identical, if not identical.

Dasse December 22, 2015 - 9:57 AM

I think we place to much value into our gender to form our identities. If we start to look at every person by it's individual characteristics we would stop this whole gender discrimination non-sense.
I'm not saying that wich reproductive organs we have (either male or female) don't play a role into our psychological developement, but it would be more accurate to look at it in the form of tendencies and avoid assigning behavioural characteristics to each gender.
Because at the end of the day your reproductive system isn't really determining much
You might have male genitalia
Like men
Ride fast cars as a hobby
and be 5'2''

So, making assumptions based on just one little piece of data and expect people to fit in certain stereotype based on that doesn't really make much sense when you start to think about it

Ali Adeeb January 1, 2016 - 1:29 AM

seems transphobic.

Danny March 7, 2016 - 5:01 AM

I hate Laci Green, that is what I think

JDFauser March 24, 2016 - 1:26 PM

Hey, you guys immediately brush off other scientific studies that say the opposite of this. Your bias is stunningly obvious. It's fine, we know your opinion and that's great but when trying to bring news and have a discussion with us you should consider all these studies and talk about why those ones aren't good or why this one is. Please don't just accept whatever you like only. That's not us discussing this important topic together, it's you trying to tell us how it is.

THEORY proGAMER April 27, 2016 - 1:17 AM

feminist alert!

Mimo Slavich May 19, 2016 - 6:02 PM

So lets entertain their self-contradictory positions for a moment. Men and women have different physiology, but are mentally the same. Okay kids, why is this a dumb statement? Well you as a person are based on the physical structure of your brain. The brain is the most complex and fragile organ with very minute chemical, including hormones, causing large scale effects. So we are to believe that physical differences stemming from hormonal influence on the body does in no way influence the most susceptible organ?!?! People today are getting dangerously stupid.

Vivian Le June 1, 2016 - 4:37 PM

we should test if certain gender differences in the brain are due to gender role expectations or evolution by testing it out in an experiment where a group of people treated all their life as the same gender and look at their brain to see if there are any differences. Idk how this would work though…

Chase Kuchar July 27, 2016 - 6:19 AM

What about the other video where you guys say that experiment where it said men can judge size better than woman was based on a bias scientist and then went on to give examples throughout history where scientist were bias

Eloy Eligon October 3, 2016 - 8:58 AM

I just don't get this logic that gender is social/psychological, but sexual preferences are biological… It just sounds like "christians say it's one way, then lets we say it's the other way, so we sound smart"

SuburbanNinja 9000 October 11, 2016 - 10:22 AM

OK just be at the lazy I'm not gonna watch this video she's full of shit

Juan Pablo Gonzalez S. V. February 25, 2017 - 11:55 PM

commen sense

Real Man April 23, 2017 - 10:05 PM

(we are talking psychological there is no different between man and women) Yeah for gay man like you maybe. how I got here?

big boy April 29, 2017 - 11:04 PM

Bullshit

Duck Last_name June 26, 2017 - 4:52 PM

"Men and women aren't so different."
W H A T A S U R P R I S E ! ! ! !

CENTRO INKARTE YACHAY August 2, 2017 - 10:58 PM

Muy interesante la información.

Vodkarage October 14, 2017 - 1:56 PM

Question for women who think men and women are the same. If we are the same, why are women always trying to change men? Why are the decorations in the house that he had no longer good enough? Why do boys enjoy playing rough, naturally, with no prodding from the parents, but girls do not? Why is it that even though women are be pushed to get into STEM fields, the vast majority just don't want to? Why do men, who, supposedly with their privilege can do anything they want, why is it the vast majority of medical professions are staffed by women? Why are most teachers women? Maybe this is just nature's way of saying, you can't have everything. So men, you will prefer these things, and dislike these other things. Women, you will prefer these things, and dislike these things. Put the two together, and they fit like a puzzle to make society awesome. This push to make men and women the same is stupid and dangerous. It's like that father that forces his son into medical school, when all he wants to do is be a marine biologist, it makes the son miserable. If you try to force men or women to be anything but what they are, they will be miserable. Quit trying to force your will on everyone else, and just let people be whoever they want to be.

Water Cat November 2, 2017 - 5:15 AM

ofcors is Different there are many examples
for example
the men they are not interested but the women for them
both havr it is natural to have emotions
but in others it is not
all the people are altogether
just two generations have more variations
talking about the majority

DaNyAaLcEc February 12, 2018 - 4:40 AM

There are studies from MIT, Stanford, Oxford and Cambridge that say differently but hey… Rochester Uni says what the female co host is obviously enjoying listening to so that is the one she has decided to push out there. I bet she's REAL quiet when a real uni contradicts her scientific article

vorniceanu ionut March 3, 2018 - 2:16 PM

Maybe from now one we shouldn't be called man an women we should have only one name for all acknowledging that were one and the same thing with different grades not of male and female characteristics, but with different grades of human characteristics.:) think of how much problem that would solve.:)))

ItsNikoHimSelf April 15, 2018 - 10:31 PM

Of course we are not so different xD otherwise we cant mate

Nash Gaming April 25, 2018 - 12:21 AM

Womens are more talkative, did you notice that in the video?? 😂😂

Arthur May 2, 2018 - 7:56 AM

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sex_differences_in_humans

Do a little reading first, next time.

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alijawad87able June 21, 2018 - 7:13 AM

I can find uncountable examples of how we CLEARLY have major differences. If a person focuses on similarities, I’m sure they can easily find thousands of similarities. However, we can’t deny that the differences are also strikingly obvious. I actually find it mind boggling that anyone can deny this reality with a straight face.

SYOTOS June 26, 2018 - 9:36 PM

that is not pretty much not true at all

•ғᴀɴᴛᴀsʏ ᴡᴏʀʟᴅ• July 9, 2018 - 6:02 PM

Women are the more feminine prettier versions of men besides looks were pretty much the same

Prabhat Kumar Suman July 15, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Take any culture ,societies even isolated tribal community, Men do share certain common characteristics like aggression, risk taking behaviour,elaborate planning etc. Similarly women in general are empathetic, family oriented etc. They are different because of hormones that dominate there body. Everyone know whether it's bull or man testosterone is responsible for aggression. In short they different.

Mike Brown September 26, 2018 - 9:30 AM

Pathetic.

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Jules W. April 3, 2019 - 6:26 AM

Within the human species, the greatest degree of genetic variation exists between males and females. While the nucleotide genetic variation of individuals of the same sex across global populations is no greater than 0.1%, the genetic difference between males and females is between 1% and 2%.

Leonardo Aguilar July 26, 2019 - 7:19 AM

Trace face displays discomfort

nshanahan December 20, 2020 - 11:35 AM

Fake news oml. Embarrassed to be a fellow red wings fan

Shiloh Tive June 4, 2021 - 8:57 PM

Yes the psychological differences between men and women are small,
but small differences add up to big differences as populations get bigger.

For example men are on average only 10% more aggressive than women.
But 95% of prisoners are men.