By now, everyone knows that women can do everything that men can because they’re fierce and empowered. But there are some differences between the male and female anatomy. Obviously, it’s not just about the type of plumbing you have. There are a lot of things about women that will totally shock you. For example, did you know that their bodies have higher levels of endurance than men? Also, were you aware that cellulite is actually normal tissue in women? Well it turns out that these aren’t the only things that make women so freaking amazing. So here are some surprising facts about women that will blow your mind.
Women are able to form stronger, long-lasting emotional attachments to other people versus men.
Women have higher levels of oxytocin, which is also known as the happy hormone. This allows them to from stronger attachments. Their brains are also far more developed in the areas where feelings of emotions, particularly affection, are present.
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Women’s ears are a lot more sensitive to sound, even if they happen to have fallen asleep.
Believe it or not, this is an evolutionary trait and the reason women have sensitive hearing is so that if a baby is crying, they’ll wake up right away. Fortunately, a woman’s sleep is only disrupted by high-pitch noises, but this can sometimes lead to sensitivity to sleep disorders, which isn’t a lot of fun.
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It turns out that women and men don’t see eye to eye, at least when it comes to the color spectrum.
Color perception is linked directly to the X chromosome, which allows women to distinguish between different shades of color better. So, if you ever play color-based games, you’ll definitely want a woman as your teammate.
Contrary to popular belief, the term cellulite is neither a medical term nor a sign you’re obese.
Only 1 in 40 women develop cellulite in their gluteal-femoral area and it’s actually a sign of maturity. Also, in this instance, fatty tissue is important in the production of hormones, which in women would be estrogen. So when you think about it, cellulite isn’t really the end of the world.
While anxiety can affect both genders, women tend to feel anxiety more frequently.
Women have higher levels of estradiol, cortisol, and progesterone. This causes them to feel anxiety, which isn’t always a bad thing. It actually gives women a stronger intuition when there’s danger nearby.