"Is paint a tool?" This sounds like the start of a three-hour argument between stoned college students, but it's actually a question scientists asked groups of men and women. And apparently, ladies were more likely to answer "sort of."

Researchers at the University of Warwick asked 113 people whether 50 objects belonged "partially, fully, or not at all" into various categories. The questions were designed to be controversial - in addition to the paint one, scientists asked, "Is a tomato a fruit?" They found that women were 23% more likely to say the objects "partially" belonged in the categories. But that's okay, says study author Zachary Estes.


Find out why on Jezebel.


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