Wiseman tweets

Prof Richard Wiseman tweeted (2/09/11) the following: “Fact: People tend to see odd numbers as male and even ones as female.” An article published in Scientific American reports on this, and related study findings, suggesting that we attribute a specific gender to a range of inanimate objects.

Get students designing and carrying out their own practical investigations to gain an insight into the research process using this tweet as inspiration, analysing their results.

Prof Richard Wiseman tweeted (2/09/11) the following: “Fact: People tend to see odd numbers as male and even ones as female.” An article published in Scientific American reports on this, and related study findings, suggesting that we attribute a specific gender to a range of inanimate objects.

Get students designing and carrying out their own practical investigations to gain an insight into the research process using this tweet as inspiration, analysing their results in preparation for A2 Unit 4 (AQA A).

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