Why male is our default gender

A combination of four pictures show red and green crossing signals for pedestrian and cyclists featuring a woman in the east German town of Fuerstenwalde, south east of Berlin March 7, 2012. The pig-tailed female crossing guard has ousted her traditional, hat-wearing male counterpart inFuerstenwalde in time for International Women's Day on Thursday. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT) - RTR2Z05C

A trio of scientists have developed a theory. Image: REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

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