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Also by Louann Brizendine, M. Things about why I have trouble relating my emotional states brizendinne the opposite sex, and what chemicals cause what behaviors.

Delusions of Gender https: The numbers had been taken from a book by a self-help guru and were incorrect.

Aug 31, Jen O’Brien rated it it was amazing. Such information is conveniently left unmentioned throughout the book in order not to trouble readers’ minds with cumbersome facts. Brizendine was given the tongue-in-cheek Becky Awardwhich is given to “people or organizations who have made outstanding contributions to linguistic misinformation”.

The Female Brain is a science book that discusses the physical and psychological aspects of the female brain. Sus conclusiones son demasiado similares a las convenciones sociales de los 50′ para mi tranquilidad las ciencias son para los hombres y las humani Apasionante estudio del efecto de las hormonas en el cerebro femenino y como estas influyen en nuestro comportamiento a lo largo de todas las etapas de la vida.

I think any person with a decent education understands that brain chemistry is a huge factor in human behavior. Brizendine has helped us in our journey to understand how complex systems influence our lives and our work. Instead, teach her that she is powerless over her fleeting whims and how she can use that as an awesome justification for doing whatever the heck she wants whenever she wants.


After all, you just want her to stop being a problem so you can get back to your life, right? Brizendine describes a rat experiment wherein researchers rubbed a local anesthetic on a mother rat’s mammaries. On the positive side of things, I found small pockets of the book mildly interesting.

As more women are rising up in the ranks of businesses, guess what, rates of women sexually harassing male employees are going up as well. Sure enough, I could identify with a lot of things that were being discussed in the text. It is covert slut-shaming.

The Female Brain

So, this lifestyle worked in favor of the female brain and even created a biological safety net for females to manage their stress hormones. Brizendine served as the inspiration for the film’s main character. The book deals more in research and neorology than anything else–the references in the back take up a big portion of the book. I recommend it to men if they really lounn about understanding their partners. This perhaps is interesting to a clinician, but First off, I’m not in the target audience intended by the author, as I understand this book is written for women.

Destined to become a classic in the field of gender studies. Louann Brizendine has done a great favour for every man who wants to understand the puzzling women in his life.

Trivia About The Female Brain. Dec 09, Caitlin rated it did not like it Shelves: Feb 12, Amanda Root rated it it was amazing. How does estrogen protect brain cells? Many times the author states a common pop culture bit of pseudo-science psychology that many have heard, but there is no real scientific evidence for it being true.

Not that she doesn’t have a right to spew her drivel on the world, but damn, do I wish that no one would ever read it. Brizendine spends the majority of her book discussing such stories.


The Female Brain : Louann Brizendine :

You know what made me finally put this book down? This comprehensive new look at the hormonal roller coaster that rules women’s lives down to the cellular level, “a user’s guide to new research about the female brain and the neurobehavioral systems that make us women,” offers a trove of information, as well as some stunning insights.

Brizendine did provide over 70 pages of notes and references, but readers are sure to be able to take the time to match anecdote with reference number when the references brxin alphabetized without any mention to the chapter they support.

I particularly read the part on puberty and perio-menopause braim great interest, since that’s where the females in our household louahn right now. This would explain why family-friendly policieswhich allow for and encourage time-off for caregiving, are becoming more critical to recruiting and retaining females in the workplace.

Tried to read this, but But seriously, intelligence is relevant and this book is not about that. A fantastic guide from a heavyweight academic.

It helped me to understand so many things about myself, that I had never fully understood before.

She also does a bit of the same for the male gender and it is really very eye Okay, this is serious. All women—and the men who love them—should read this book.

No one can do it like Malcolm though, so the lack is obvious. Look Inside Reading Guide. This book is amazing. I understand that this woman is a doctor and I get that she thinks she was doing the world a favor by explaining bbrizendine women are the way they are.