If men and women are equal, why have males been the dominant sex virtually throughout history? Here, geneticist Moir and BBC- TV. Brain Sex has ratings and 51 reviews. Koen said: Bought this book in Portland, OR in Anne Moir,. David Jessel. · Rating details · ratings · 51 . Brain Sex: The Real Difference Between Men and Women. Front Cover. Anne Moir, David Jessel. Dell Pub., – Family & Relationships – pages.

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Mainly that equality means ‘sameness’ – no difference.

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I think Spock would find it that way as well. A literate, entertaining, and, for some, surely wrath- provoking presentation of scientific data about the differences between the sexes.

Trivia About Brain Sex: Lists with This Book. Jun 20, Peter Brooks rated it really liked it. Science allows us to see connections, establish facts.

During my first degree, I had to write an entire essay based solely on this book. Such a model of gender couldn’t be further from the truth. If it had been a comparison of different, but very closely related monkeys who can mate, they probably would have not written such vehement and misleading, in my opinion reviews.

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Seriously suggesting that we should accept men as viewing women as sex objects and go with the flow They cannot be accused jesssl ‘dying the death of qualifications’. They show an aptitude for all activities involving inter-personal relations mothering, teaching, nursing. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Brain Sex was written by a neuroscientist and a journalist who attempted to collect the myriad nodes of information about the brains of men and women that science had uncovered up to the mid 80s and then decipher the information with regards to what we as a society believe about gender.


What is this thing called “feminine intuition”? Preview — Brain Sex by Anne Moir. SexGenderScience, technology and mathematicsBiologyNeuroscience.

The Birth of Difference. I gave this book to many married wo After reading this book it certainly explained a great many mysteries about men to me! After reading this book it certainly explained a great many mysteries about men to me! This is more dense than the later, lighter and funnier book: Sign up here to dagid your FREE alerts. Oh, not mentioning the suggestions, that the women with “male” way of My favourite fragment is whe the authors hope, than in near future women’s magazines will announce “the new romantism”, while men’s “return ot the macho”.

This book was written after a twenty year study of the brain. Mar 10, Stephanie rated it did not like it.

Apr 21, Elizabeth Noble rated it it was amazing Shelves: Oct 29, Ahmet rated it it was ok. The authors don’t take into account any grey areas in human behavior, suggesting genders are cut from two distinct and very different clothes. Very good book as an introduction to how the brain works in men and women.


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Oh, not mentioning the suggestions, that the women with “male” way moif thinking are in fact sick. I read the book precisely to try to release myself from the “romanticism” total absence of “logic”, and th Basic for starting to understand that nature makes some things easy for some people and some other things Why are men better at reading maps, and women at other people’s characters?

Jan 10, Kari Metzger rated it it was amazing. I found this a very int The opening sentence says it all “To maintain that men and brainnsex are the same in aptitude, skill or behavior, is to build a society based on a biological and scientific lie.

The authors blame similar hormonal vicissitudes for transsexuals and transvestites and, less dramatically, for a whole range of socially-condoned sexual variation-high-achieving women, retiring men, the Margaret Thatchers and J.

The traditional view of the genders is daavid a valid reflection of nature, and all the liberationist adjustments in nurture since the Sixties have done nothing to change matters.