Brain Sex: The Real Difference between Men and Women

Brain Sex: The Real Difference between Men and Women

by Anne Moir, David Jessel
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Brain Sex: The Real Difference between Men and Women by Anne Moir, David Jessel

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.

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ISBN-13: 9780385311830
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/28/1992
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 657,274
Product dimensions: 5.29(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

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.

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Brain Sex: The Real Difference between Men and Women 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A little dated and slightly biased in favor of females. But, a really good introduction to the facts of how males and females differ.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Truth in the midst of hysterical propaganda that seeks to make two sexes, that evolved and worked differently for hundreds of thousands of years, the same. 2+3=10-5. Men and women are equal in worth but different in being just like the above equation. You still get 5 as the answer but through different means.
Guest More than 1 year ago
My family and relationship psychotherapist highly recommended this book. I am excited to begin reading!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I read this book in college for my Human Sexuality class. I think it really helped me to understand that under no circumstances should we expect men and women to think the same way because our brains are wired so differently. It's a definite must-read for anyone else who is completely baffled by the opposite sex.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Very interesting study of the real biological differences between men and women and how these things affect the senses and on to how these perceptions can shape the capabilities of each gender in practical ways. Things like how the eyes are designed in men for better depth perception while for women their eyesight allows them to actually observe more.
Guest More than 1 year ago
If you like to think in terms of sterotypes and gross generalizations about men and women this book is for you. If not, I would recommend looking elsewhere. Perhaps,a University course or two on gender studies.