The gendered brain : the new neuroscience that shatters the myth of the female brain / Gina Rippon.

Author
Rippon, Gina [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • London : The Bodley Head, 2019.
  • ©2019
Description
xxii, 424 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction: Whac-a-Mole myths -- Sex, gender, sex/gender or gender/sex: a note on sex and gender ; Inside her pretty little head - the hunt begins -- Her raging hormones -- The rise of psychobabble -- Brain myths, neurotrash and neurosexism ; The twenty-first-century brain -- Your social brain ; Baby matters - to begin at the beginning (or even a bit before) -- Let's hear it for the babies -- The gendered waters in which we swim - the pink and blue tsunami ; Sex and science -- Science and the brain -- Good girls don't -- Inside her pretty little head - a twenty-first-century update -- Mars, Venus or Earth? - have we been wrong about sex all along? -- Raising dauntless daughters (and sympathetic sons).
ISBN
  • 1847924751 (hardback)
  • 9781847924759 (hardback)
  • 184792476X (trade paperback)
  • 9781847924766 (trade paperback)
  • (ePub ebook)
OCLC
1039606041
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