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Handling job interview stress. The next time you're feeling anxious before a big interview, take heart. According to new research from the University of Western Ontario, while women may feel more anxiety and stress before meeting with a prospective employer, they're more likely than men to cope with that stress and, in turn, perform better during the interview. The reason for this, say researchers, is women are more likely to find productive ways of adapting to their stress -- calling loved ones for support, preparing thoroughly, etc. -- while men are more likely to try to ignore their anxiety.

5 Things Women Are Good at (but They Don't Even Know It!)

February 21, 2012

By April Daniels Husser, SELF magazine


It's widely understood that there are some things women just naturally do better than men, like tolerate colds (just ask any woman who's ever nursed her guy through the "man flu") and find lost objects (just ask your mom!). But according to a recent study, we are better at something that might surprise you and the man in your life ... parking cars!

The study, conducted by a U.K.-based car park firm, covertly observed 2,500 drivers in 700 parking lots and rated these seven key characteristics of parking styles: appropriate space-finding speed; pre-parking pose; reverse into space; forward into space; speed of maneuver; reposition shuffle; central finish.

Women scored higher on six of the seven -- but when researchers questioned women drivers, only one-fifth (18 percent) thought they were better parkers than men and less than a third (28 percent) believed they were better parkers than their partners. This got us thinking: What else are women great at but probably don't even know it? Here are four more things you can add to your list of skills:

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