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Sex and Cognition (MIT Press)
In this fact-driven book, Doreen Kimura provides an intelligible overview of what is known about the neural and hormonal bases of sex differences in behavior, particularly differences in cognitive ability. Kimura argues that women and men differ not only in physical attributes and reproductive function, but also in how they solve common problems. She offers evidence that t ...more
Paperback, 230 pages
Published July 24th 2000 by Bradford Book
(first published 1999)
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Oct 29, 2007 Amanda rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: people interested in gender & biology
A very interesting book about how gender influences thinking and the brain. Kimura presents the scientific evidence, and you decide what to do with it. I read it for my Science & Gender class, along with Sexing the Body and Why Sex Matters.