Why Men Never Remember and Women Never Forget
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Why Men Never Remember and Women Never Forget

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by Marianne J. Legato M.D., FACP, Laura Tucker
     
 

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"Perhaps the biggest questions Why Men Never Remember and Women Never Forget resolves are: why is it so hard for men and women to understand each other, and what can we do about it?" "According to Dr. Marianne Legato, an internationally recognized expert in gender-specific medicine, male and female brains are chemically and structurally different. And scientists are…  See more details below

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"Perhaps the biggest questions Why Men Never Remember and Women Never Forget resolves are: why is it so hard for men and women to understand each other, and what can we do about it?" "According to Dr. Marianne Legato, an internationally recognized expert in gender-specific medicine, male and female brains are chemically and structurally different. And scientists are now finding out how these differences cause us to approach problems and experience the world in such dissimilar ways." So how do we bridge this physiological gap? Dr. Legato provides many strategies and tips for learning to think like the other sex in order to get past our differences - and offers smart advice for dealing with issues wherever they arise. This trailblazing book will enable readers to understand each other - in both personal and professional relationships - like never before.

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"Reading this book is a total 'aha' experience from start to finish. As a therapist and scientist, I cannot begin to describe how helpful it will be to anyone who has ever been perplexed, angered, confused, or frustrated by anyone of the opposite sex."—Alice Domar, MD, author of Self-Nurture and Healing Mind, Healthy Woman

"Readers cannot help but share [Legato's] fascination with a subject that has such a direct impact on all our relationships."—Cleveland Plain Dealer

"Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other," Katharine Hepburn once observed. "Perhaps they should live next door, and just visit now and then." Dr. Marianne Legato, a renowned trailblazer in gender-specific medicine, thinks that the Mars/Venus contrasts Hepburn was alluding to are often rooted in chemical and structural differences between the male and female brains. In this fascinating, insightful book, the author of Eve's Rib provides strategies and tips for learning to "think" like the other sex.
Library Journal
A leader in the gender medicine field, Legato (clinical medicine, Columbia Univ.) skillfully uses her expertise to answer the titular age-old question. In clear, accessible language, she explains that many of the misunderstandings between men and women derive from genetic, physiological, and chemical differences. For instance, women are able to multitask, while men work sequentially, because women have more connections between the two sides of their brains. Legato goes a step further to show how men and women can learn from one another and reconcile some of the difficulties that have resulted from those differences. Particularly helpful is the section on "the aging brain" and its implications for both genders. More comprehensive than John Gray's Mars and Venus franchise, Legato's book deserves a place on every library's shelf. Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594865275
Publisher:
Rodale Press, Inc.
Publication date:
09/05/2006
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
934,866
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

MARIANNE J. LEGATO, MD, FACP, is a professor of clinical medicine at Columbia University, where she founded and heads the Partnership for Gender-Specific Medicine. One of the world's foremost experts on gender medicine and winner of many awards for her work, she is the author of The Female Heart, What Women Need to Know, and Eve's Rib.

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