Male and Female Brain Differences – Must We Keep Doing This?

A recently released study from the university of Cambridge claims to show that male and female brains are clearly very different. In a huge study of over 600,000 people, the data obtained showed that men tend to be more analytical and ‘systemic’ while women tend to be more emotional and empathetic, thus providing clear evidence for controversial theories about the differences between male and female brains.


So, what’s wrong with this particular study? Quite a few things, as it happens. But there are also some major issues with the ways it’s being reported. Here’s a basic rundown, from my perspective.

Male and Female Brain Differences – Must We Keep Doing This? via Enough of the neurosexist bilge. It’s not all pink and blue when it comes to our brains