Auto;Light Glare Hits Women Worst, Tests Show BERKELEY, CALIF. Glare blindness caused by automobile headlights lasts longer in women than in men. University of California Califor-nia experimenters reported. Tests were made on 150 students by Dr. C. W. Brown, H. P. Torkel-son Torkel-son and L. B. Fisk, psychologists. A blinding light was flashed into their faces to simulate conditions in night driving. Male students as a group showed a recovery time of almost 10 seconds sec-onds less than the women. The experimenters ex-perimenters found that the average recovery time for normal vision was 25.2 seconds.