Think Men Are An Enigma?
Learn more interesting facts about the gender
Head-turning facts about the male gender.
If you're not a male, you're bound to know at least one. Here's more about what makes them tick and other fun related facts:
- Men require more neurons in the brain to control the body, and their brain size is 10 percent larger than that of a woman.
- When a man relaxes, 70 percent of his brain zones out.
- Studies have shown that men are more efficient at focusing on one task at a time, as compared to multitasking. When focused on one task, they only use one side of their brain.
- The male body is composed of 50 percent more muscle mass than women.
- There are more males than females in the world.
- The amygdala is larger in males, which experts believe may lead to more aggressive outbursts.
- The penis is longer and thicker than any other species.
- One-third of men around the world are circumcised.
- The word “father” dates back to an Old English term, “faeder,” used in the 1500s.
- Males of other species tend to develop a lower voice to attract a female mate. For this reason, experts believe that that is generally why, when going through puberty, males’ voices drop significantly lower -- sometimes, even an entire octave lower.
- Before the 1900s, male nurses were more common.
- The first Father’s Day was established on June 19, 1910, by Sondra Dodd, a woman.
- Men are four times more likely to be murdered and 10 times more likely to commit murder.
- Males are three to four times more likely than females to be diagnosed with autistic spectrum disorder.
- The average height of a man is 5 feet 8 inches.
- The “Adam’s apple” in men is a result of the development of the larynx during puberty.
- 60 percent of SUVs are purchased by men.
- Of the 151 million men in the U.S., 64.3 million are fathers.
- The etymology of the word “boy” is believed to have been derived from the Anglo-Saxon word, “boa,” which translates to “servant” or “farmworker.”
- The most common cause of death for men is heart disease.
- Across the world, men have a life expectancy of 64.5 years.
- Males account for 94 percent of worksite fatalities.
- Males generally have 50 percent less body fat than women.
- Af six weeks of conception, the fetus automatically takes on the mother’s DNA. After the sixth week, the male embryo forms: it will begin to develop male characteristics like testosterone and androgens.
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