mentioning Louann Brizendine’s book, The Female Brain.” —David Brooks .. sexual drive as well as larger brain centers for action and aggression. Sexual. Read the first chapter of Dr. Louann Brizendine’s book The Female Brain. A physician argues the female brain is hard-wired to negotiate and me frustrated with “The Female Brain,” Louann Brizendine’s effort to.

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Also there is a lot of speculation about that the cases of husbands who get physically abused by the wives are drastically under reported, mainly due to the social stigma that men are the aggressors and women are the victims.

HOWEVER, she takes a very stereotypical view of women and does not make any allowances for women whose behavior is different. A breezy and enlightening guide to women—and a must-read for men.

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She explains the neurological structures of the brain, and louanj she goes into an anecdote as if it confirms what she thought about the expression of the brain structure. The Washington Post August 20, You know an author is out to prove something when she states that she attended Harvard, Yale, and Berkeley within the first page of her book. This is an absolute true story: There’s not much scientif The takeaway from this book is that the average woman is a hyper-sensitive control freak ruled by hormones such as estrogen, progesterone, oxytocin, testosterone in the same way louanm some people feel they’re controlled by the movement of the stars.

Thanks to this book, my mother and I hug more often in order to secrete oxytocin so she doesn’t abandon me. The train wreck started with the initial characterization of the hormones. In The Female BrainDr.

Typically the expression of autism is different between boys louajn girls, due to how the different genders are conditioned to socially interact, a boy with autism is more likely to have a angry outburst while the girl is more likely to be reserved and quiet.

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Very good and useful book too! We are experiencing technical difficulties. Well, let’s empathize with her, it’s her first volume.

Dr. Louann Brizendine on Modern Life & the Female Brain

Scientist simply couldn’t, and didn’t have the equipment, to understand the female brain in relation to the male brain. Accessible, fun and compelling, and based on more than three decades of research, The Female Brain will help women to better understand themselves – and the men in their lives. I found myself constantly turning to whoever was next to me at the time wanting to share interesting tidbits did you know that women cry on average four times more than men do?! Who conducted this experiment?

One such ‘fact’, regarding the usage of words per day has been removed in current printings due to it’s inaccuracy. This writing itself is awful — an overly breezy example of the worst of pop science.

In this book, while there is a bibliography, there is no connection from any statement made to the sources in the back.

Dr. Louann Brizendine on Modern Life & the Female Brain — HumanCurrent

Sweeping statements are made about entire genders. She describes men as mountains hormonally–veritably unchanging, and women as the storms that rage around those mountains, constantly changing. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. It only becomes male dt weeks after conception, when excess testosterone shrinks the communications center, reduces the hearing cortex, and makes the part of the brain that processes sex twice as large.

I can buy the basic premise. What you don’t know, however, thw why someone who claims to be so experienced relies solely on anonymous studies and personal anecdotes about herself, u You know an author is out to prove something when she states that she attended Harvard, Yale, and Berkeley within the first page of her book.

Feb 04, Kimberley rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Aug 31, Jen O’Brien rated it it was amazing. Now, pioneering neuropsychiatrist Louann Brizendine, M. Here a linguistics professor from the University of Pennsylvania fact-checks a short passage from “The Female Brain” and finds no evidence to support the book’s claims about women talking more than men: I understand that this woman is a doctor and I get that she thinks she was doing the world a favor by explaining why women are the way they are.


This perhaps is interesting to a clinician, but First off, I’m not in the target audience intended by the author, as I understand this book is written for women. Sus conclusiones son demasiado similares a las convenciones sociales de los 50′ para mi tranquilidad las ciencias son para los hombres y las humani Apasionante estudio del efecto drr las hormonas btain el cerebro femenino y como estas influyen en nuestro comportamiento a lo largo de todas las etapas de la vida.

Louann Brizendine has done a great favour for every man who wants to understand the puzzling women in his life. Refresh and try again. To ask other readers questions about The Female Brainplease sign up. The best she can often hope for is that he is an attentive listener. That femals a twisting of oouann and leaving out social behaviors and expectations out of identifying children on the autistic spectrum. The fact that the author uses them, to support her theory, in my opinion, makes her the book lose all credibility.

Academic feminists have given mixed reviews to The Female Brain.

Tried to read this, but Jun 05, Nicole rated it liked it Shelves: Regardless, I found the entire book entertaining and, admittedly, quite a bit of it to be enlightening, as I imagine it might be to most men.

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