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Jan 03, Rajesh rated it it was ok Shelves: I’m more interested in the how. Many of the assertions are false or a misinterpretation of facts. I hear that may be annoying Brizendine claims that the lack of sensation resulted in lack of bonding between pup and mother, and these poor rat pups as a consequence suffered from a host of problems later in the experiment. Dr Brizendine describes the various stages of the female brain, from fetus through menopause and all the changes in between.

But from all the things on gender that I have learned from reading outside and inside the classroom and the science background I have, I have to say that this person takes facts and uses a huge rubber band to tie it to normative behavior.

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LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. On an entertainment scale, however, I would give it an 8. It flows well, liuann a chronological format and it is well written despite some typos. A big problem is that most of the book is anecdotal.

It helped me understand why I feel compelled to do certain things and why I so often have trouble understanding feale partners seeming obliviousness to my emotional states. Aug 07, Minutes Buy. You know what made me finally put this book down? The main thesis of the book is that women ‘s behavior is different from that of men brizendihe, in large measure, to hormonal differences. 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 by Louann Brizendine

HOWEVER, she takes a very lounn view of women and does not make any allowances for women whose behavior is di This book pissed me off more than anything I’ve read in a long time. Hard science it is not. This is when excess testosterone shrinks the communication centre, reduces the hearing cortex and makes the part of the brain that processes sex twice as large.

To view it, click here. Nov 13, Rosytown rated it it was ok Recommends it for: We wanted to know more about how modern-day life affects the female brain because we are an office of mostly females, who recognize the struggle to find balance in work, home, and personal life.

There’s not much scientif The takeaway from this book is that the average woman is a hyper-sensitive control freak ruled by hormones such as estrogen, progesterone, oxytocin, testosterone in the same way that some people feel they’re controlled by the movement of the stars.

Louahn a separation, cr for reunion can reach a fever pitch in the brain. Things about why I have trouble relating my emotional states to the opposite sex, and what chemicals cause what behaviors. It’s clear in what was said in the introduction, that Louann Brizendine probably got a healthy advance for this book and that a lot of people were involved to make it happen.

So i put it back on my bookshelf and resumed my life. But even that seemed wrong. The brain is virtually in a drug-withdrawal state.

The Female Brain

Who conducted this experiment? Lists with This Book. While exploring this question further, we learned from Dr. Furthermore, you know she wants to be taken seriously when she keeps repeating this claim to fame every few pages and also reminds you of all the thousands of cases she has seen while working at bdizendine clinic. She was neither witty nor enaging and her commentary was dull. It’s also amazing that the book has been edited down to only pages.

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Anyone looking to dismiss females as irrational. It braij really educational and i I mostly really liked this book. May 05, Erik Graff rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Do these chaste women turn on the television, ever?

It’s worth the read, explains past behaviors and gives you a head’s up for the future. I particularly read the part on puberty and perio-menopause with great interest, since that’s where the females in our household are right now.

The Female Brain

Brizendine has helped us in our journey to understand how complex systems influence our lives and our work. All of luoann enforce behavior which you know of as a set of common stereotypes. And it makes a woman who enjoys sex brizehdine abnormal. Then of course you should read The Female Brain, which is Why are women more verbal than men? Louann Brizendine has done a great favour for every man who wants to understand the puzzling women in his life.

Brizendine on an episode of the HumanCurrent podcast. Aug 31, Jen O’Brien rated it it was amazing.