“I’ve found I can change the conversation at any social gathering by mentioning Louann Brizendine’s book, The Female Brain.” —David Brooks, New York Times. A physician argues the female brain is hard-wired to negotiate and me frustrated with “The Female Brain,” Louann Brizendine’s effort to. Since Dr. Brizendine wrote The Female Brain ten years ago, the response has been overwhelming. This New York Times bestseller has been.

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In the chapter about how the female brain feemale in the areas of love and trust, she states: As the parts of the brain where sexual thought and behavior is generated is two and a half times larger in the male, this is not surprising. This becomes more evident as she presents the research to prove her point.

Dec 17, Lori Carpenter rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Jun 08, AnnARegina Enyedi rated it really liked it. The brain is virtually in a drug-withdrawal state.

The Female Brain is a science book that discusses the physical and psychological aspects of the female brain. Dec 09, Caitlin rated it did not like it Shelves: May 05, Erik Graff rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Now she seeks to share her hard-won knowledge with a wider audience.

Why are women more verbal than men?

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?! Typical men speak fewer words and have less verbal fluency than women, so they may be handicapped in angry exchanges with women.


Read by Louann Brizendine, M. Laura look like a raging feminist” Another Goodreads reviewer” My problems with this book were plentiful. Our hormones are literally changing daily, and these hormones have a huge impact on how we feel.

The Female Brain : Louann Brizendine :

Just reporting findings is fine in these kind of books, but they should at least make a coherent argument. I am sorry if my initial positive review caused anyone to likewise read it and believe the same distorted views about women.

We focus on here on some of her insights regarding the infant and pubescent female brain. Physiologically, she is reaching the optimum age for child-rearing, and in evolutionary terms she knows that a close-knit group is good protection, since brrain she has a small child with her she is not able to attack or run away as a man can.

When a woman “bites” her tongue to avoid expressing anger, its not at all socialization. Brizendine provides a fascinating look at the life cycle of the female brain from birth “baby girls will connect emotionally in ways that baby boys brizzendine to birthing “Motherhood changes you because it literally alters a woman’s beain, functionally, and in many ways, irreversibly” to menopause when “the female brain is nowhere near ready to retire” and beyond.

Brizedine it got into the book. Men want to ensure their paternity but also to be able to count on a woman’s mothers skills to make sure that their offspring thrive. However the testosterone that floods the male brain makes boys extremely competitive but also more willing to spend many hours studying alone or working on their computers.


The Female Brain

View all 77 comments. Brizendine uses it as an excuse and cop-out for everything. This is an absolute true story: Sus conclusiones son demasiado similares a las convenciones sociales de los 50′ para mi tranquilidad las ciencias son para lounn 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.

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. Often when I see a couple who are not communicating well, the problem I see is that the man’s brain’s circuits push him frequently and quickly to an angry, aggressive reaction, and the woman feels frightened and brizenfine down. View all 17 comments. When was it conducted?

Brizendine later made some concessions to those who felt that this book overemphasised gender-based differences, saying: The effect of these chemicals is to give a teenage girl a great need for, and pleasure in, gossiping, shopping, exchanging secrets, experimenting with clothing and hair styles — anything that involves connecting and communicating. Sus conclusiones son demasiado similares a las convenciones sociales de los 50′ para mi tranquilidad las ciencias son para los hombres y las humanidades y el contacto social para las mujeres-sic!