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9780385311830

Brain Sex

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  • ISBN13:

    9780385311830

  • ISBN10:

    0385311834

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 1992-08-01
  • Publisher: Delta

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Summary

Why can't a woman be more like a man? What is this thing called "feminine intuition"? Why are men better at reading maps, and women at other people's characters? The answers lie in the basic biological differences between the male and female brain, which, say the authors, make it impossible for the sexes to share equal emotional or intellectual qualities.

Author Biography

Anne Moir, PhD, is a scientist, television producer, and bestselling author. A graduate of Oxford University specializing in genetic research and trained in psychotherapy, she is the founder of BrainsexMatters and cofounder of the Institute for Love and Sexual Fulfilment. She is the author of three books: Brain Sex, A Mind to Crime, and Why Men Don't Iron.

David Jessel is a former TV and radio presenter, an author, and an advocate for the wrongfully convicted. He is best known for his investigative television shows Rough Justice and Trial and Error, which led to the re-examination and overturning of more than a dozen criminal convictions. He then served for ten years on the Criminal Cases Review Commission, where he continued to investigate possible miscarriages of justice. Since 2014, he has been a member of the Complaints Committee of the Independent Press Standards Organization.

Table of Contents

Foreword 1(4)
Introduction 5(4)
The Differences
9(12)
The Birth of Difference
21(17)
Sex in the Brain
38(15)
Brain Sex Test
50(3)
Childhood Differences
53(15)
The Brains Come of Age
68(20)
The Ability Gap
88(11)
Hearts and Minds
99(14)
Like Minds
113(13)
The Marriage of Two Minds
126(15)
Why Mothers are not Fathers
141(12)
Minds At Work
153(12)
Bias At Work
165(12)
Summary 177(15)
Epilogue 192(15)
References 207(30)
Index 237

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