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Brain Storm

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Description for Brain Storm Paperback. Female and male brains are different, thanks to hormones coursing through the brain before birth. This title argues passionately that the analysis of gender differences deserves far more rigorous, biologically sophisticated science. Num Pages: 408 pages, 15 line illustrations, 3 tables. BIC Classification: JFSJ; PD; PSC; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 156 x 235 x 26. Weight in Grams: 466.
Female and male brains are different, thanks to hormones coursing through the brain before birth. That's taught as fact in psychology textbooks, academic journals, and bestselling books. And these hardwired differences explain everything from sexual orientation to gender identity, to why there aren't more women physicists or more stay-at-home dads. In this compelling book, Rebecca Jordan-Young takes on the evidence that sex differences are hardwired into the brain. Analyzing virtually all published research that supports the claims of human brain organization theory, Jordan-Young reveals how often these studies fail the standards of science. Even ... Read more

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About Jordan-Young, Rebecca M.
Rebecca M. Jordan-Young is a sociomedical scientist and Tow Associate Professor for Distinguished Scholars in the Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Barnard College, Columbia University.

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Jordan-Young has written a stunning book that demolishes most of the science associated with the dominant paradigm of the development of sex and gender identity, behavior, and orientation. The current paradigm, brain organization theory, proposes: Because of early exposure to different sex hormones, males and females have different brains ; and these hormones also create gay and ... Read more

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