COVID-19 Reasons WhY: The XX Advantage (Nature) & Mask-ulinity (Nurture) (Reasons 2–7)

Quiz

2β. Women are Naturally Hotter Than Men

by Elizabeth Mendes (Gallup)
by Elizabeth Mendes (Gallup)

3β. Mask-ulinity

Belongingness & Mask Adherence

Sexual Composition & Mask Adherence

#WearAMask

4β. Social Distancing

https://psyarxiv.com/ch4jy/

Walking: Ladies First vs. Tall Men First

Gender Socialization of Spacing

It indicates that women have enacted a greater degree of adjustment in their behavior than men.

Superbad (but also see Scott Pilgrim vs the World)

Center of the Sidewalk vs. The Sides

5β. Wash Your Hands, Man

That sense of safety when it says “Mary” is preparing your ‘za as opposed to “Harry Chad

6β. Women Wear Glasses More Than Men

Chu et al. (2020) reported that eye protection reduced the risk of infection by 48–78%.

Over ~50% of women & about 42% of men wear glasses.

Males & Wearing Contacts (connecting reason 5-Handwashing)

Image by Eyeconic (https://www.visionworks.com/article-how-to-keep-glasses-from-fogging-up-when-wearing-mask)

7β. Of Hunters & Gatherers: You Can’t Hunt in Quarantine

X2(1, N = 910) = 43.36, p < .001

Quiz Answer =^.^=

Outtakes

Saving this discussion for one of our next 19 Reasons pieces

References

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/04/you-may-be-able-spread-coronavirus-just-breathing-new-report-finds
From: https://www.visionworks.com/file/general/article-foggy-glasses_lp-banner.png

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