Elaine Nelson's Reviews > Pink Brain, Blue Brain: How Small Differences Grow into Troublesome Gaps — and What We Can Do About It

Pink Brain, Blue Brain by Lise Eliot
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bookshelves: non-fiction, psychology, health, science, sociology, gender

Great review of all the science on gender differences in children, and how our gendered society conflates tiny differences into separate childhood cultures. On a practical level, each chapter includes how to compensate for the weaknesses and use the strengths that do have a genetic component. (She has 3 kids, by the way, 2 boys and a girl, and uses them as anecdotes from time to time.)

If you have ever gnashed your teeth walking through a Toys R Us, this book is for you.

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Started Reading
April 14, 2010 – Finished Reading
April 20, 2010 – Shelved
April 20, 2010 – Shelved as: non-fiction
April 20, 2010 – Shelved as: psychology
April 20, 2010 – Shelved as: health
April 20, 2010 – Shelved as: science
April 20, 2010 – Shelved as: sociology
September 21, 2010 – Shelved as: gender

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