著者
蒔苗 詩歌 河西 哲子
出版者
公益社団法人 日本心理学会
雑誌
心理学研究 (ISSN:00215236)
巻号頁・発行日
vol.88, no.5, pp.452-459, 2017 (Released:2017-12-25)
参考文献数
20
被引用文献数
1

Body analogy is an operation that links spatial cognition with the sensorimotor systems. Previous studies on mental rotation have shown that adding a head at the top of stimulus cubes or imitating human posture improves mental rotation performance results. On the other hand, mental rotation performance tends to be better in males than females. In this study, we tested sex differences in the effects of body analogy on a mental rotation task. The task was to judge whether the stimulus from a pair of cubes was the same or not; we added faces to the cubes or imitated human posture with cubes. The results revealed that body analogy was useful for both males and females but the effect was greater for females. However, additional correlation analyses indicated that this effect was at least partly due to the differences in abilities required for mental rotation, rather than sex differences. These results suggest that body analogy can compensate for weaknesses in spatial cognition.

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https://t.co/zvwPPgzW2K その2せいさ
女性向けのゲームの難易度が下がったり,eスポーツの女性比率が非常に低い理由が生物学的性差に起因するのか,機会の不平等性によるものなのかは今なんとも言えないが,空間認知能力に差があるのはわりと言われている.(ググるとこういうのが出てくる) https://t.co/02FOq5dOpd
きっとこの分野だと普通なんだと思うけど、ちょっと衝撃を受けた刺激 (Fig.2)。実験に参加してみたい→心的回転における身体への類推と性差 https://t.co/s48OxLCg3X

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