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We focus on here on some of her insights regarding the infant and pubescent female brain. View all 77 comments.

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I hear that may be femael Being married to a researcher makes me more aware of these “research omissions. Sep 26, David Rim rated it did not like it Recommends it for: When a woman “bites” her tongue to avoid expressing anger, its not at all socialization.

In summary, in the teen years the differing hormonal affects on the brain cause males and females to go off in different directions: Now she demale to share her hard-won knowledge with a wider audience.

Brain science in the service of silliness and stereotype truths about women What we’re left with is a book that’s groundbreaking, informative, interesting, important, helpful, humorous, tells a story, brizendime is just fun. We are experiencing technical difficulties.

brizendien Louanne Brizendine successfully made me end up feeling as though I had no real purpose beyond being a passive, estrogen filled receptacle, fated to mate, care for young, keep the cave clean, calm aggressive males, and give up the pursuits that actually interest me in favor of the biological inevitability of being a mommy. It’s worth the read, explains past behaviors and gives you a head’s up for the future.


I usually read two books if their subject matter femlae me to not keep with it the whole time. Typical men speak fewer words and have less verbal fluency than women, so they may be handicapped in angry exchanges with women. Stay in Touch Sign up.

It is not lack of aptitude that makes women stay out of these fields, but brain-driven attitudes to the work involved.

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Brizendine claims to be gender-characteristic of brains was definitely not what I wanted to read. Sus conclusiones son demasiado similares a las convenciones sociales de los 50′ para femaale tranquilidad las ciencias son para los hombres y las humani Apasionante estudio del efecto de las hormonas en el cerebro femenino y como estas influyen en nuestro comportamiento a lo largo de todas las etapas de la vida.

While doing research as louannn medical student at Yale and then as a resident and faculty member at Harvard, Louann Brizendine discovered that almost all of the clinical data in existence on neurology, psychology, and neurobiology focused exclusively on males. Innately sexist and ignores social construction of gender.

The Female Brain

Warning, put that cup down and swallow that bite “Social reputation is often a factor in male assessment, since the most reproductively successful males also need to pick women who will mate only with them. See all books by Louann Brizendine, M. Studies have shown that men think about sex on average every 52 seconds, while for women it is once a day.


Why my moods change so much throughout the month, why the week after my period is when I feel the best. Books by Louann Brizendine. Don’t bother your pretty little emotional wreck of a head with math and science you are just not wired to understand it anyway.

All of which enforce behavior which you know of as a set of common stereotypes. Brizendine describes a rat experiment wherein researchers brizendinee a local anesthetic on a mother rat’s mammaries. From an experiment we also know that oxytocin is naturally released in the brain after a twenty-second hug from a partner- sealing the bond between huggers and triggering the brain’s trust circuits.

I mostly really liked this book. It would have been nice to see some facts and studies laid out about the opposing theories that exist, but no it picked a side, and presented it as if there was no debate. As a man, I found the book irritating.

Jan 07, Megan rated it really liked it Shelves: These and other questions have stumped both sexes throughout the ages. But it came to her notice that, up until puberty, depression rates between boys and girls are the same.