Jamie and Kari
Over the course of several weeks, the show brought in dozens of members of the public to participate in experiments geared towards determining whether men or women are better at tasks like driving, packing, reading maps, grilling, multitasking, and reading emotional cues.
Although one of the hosts, Adam Savage, admits that the results--which won't be known for some time and won't be public until the episode airs next year--aren't scientific, it's hoped that the experiments will give enough of an insight into the questions of gender supremacy in each category that people will be satisfied with the answers.
CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman got to be on hand for part of the packing experiment, which entailed trying to load a car with as many as 28 items, while leaving room for a driver, a front-seat passenger, and a baby in a car seat.
All told, the MythBusters would be conducting the six experiments on a total of 120 volunteers.
Here, hosts Jamie Hyneman stand alongside one of the cars that's been loaded by a participant, waiting to tally up scores.
October 10, 2011 4:00 AM PDT
Photo by: Daniel Terdiman/CNET
| Caption by: Daniel Terdiman
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