with the whole “humans are space orcs” thing going around, i started thinking…
humans are really good with spatial awareness. like, super good. to the point that a good amount of humans can hold, ride, or drive objects that arent a part of their bodies (such as swords, skateboards, and cars) and feel almost as if those objects were just an extension of their bodies.
what if other species couldnt? like when driving spaceships, aliens would have to do serious mental calculations and heavily focus on driving them, if they werent automated. meanwhile, humans could just zip by just like they tend to in their cars on earth, speeding through obstacles like its nothing.
or hand to hand combat! if other aliens have to consciously focus on their movements more, especially if they have a weapon, then they would be so much slower than humans.