From the author of the groundbreaking New York Times bestseller The Female Brain, here is the eagerly awaited follow-up book that demystifies the puzzling. Louann Brizendine, author of “The Female Brain,” examines the gulf between the sexes, this time from the male side. The cover of “The Male Brain” by psychiatrist Louann Brizendine, known for her bestseller “The Female Brain.” REUTERS/Broadway Books.

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Male Brain book sheds light on how men think | Reuters

As a result, scientists have recorded a catalog of genetic, structural, chemical, hormonal and processing brain differences between women and men. Powerful new scientific tools, such as genetic and chemical tracers, positron-emission tomography PET and functional magnetic resonance imaging fMRInow allow us to see inside the working human brain while it’s solving problems, producing words, retrieving memories, making decisions, noticing facial expression, braain in love, listening to babies cry, and feeling anger, sadness or fear.

Feb 17, Patrick rated it did not like it. Also, I was startled to recognize myself in the description of pre-puberty boys. Trump says federal employees want the wall.

I wouldn’t recommend this for someone not married. I think this book will only liuann me feel more secure in backing them up in those pursuits. Timetable of Trump’s pullout from Syria being questioned. Fast and simple keto recipes that are low-carb and delicious. Copyright by Broadway Books. Kim Jong Un expected to ring in with big policy speech. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices.

But they’re no replacement for actually talking to one another and getting to know each person, male or female, as an individual.

This book describes an act of road rage and an explanation for it. Even using the larger male standard deviation, that’s a 4-sigma difference.

Louann Brizendine: ‘The Male Brain’

I love the way Dr. If you’re a woman, this book will help you to interpret and comprehend the intricacies of the male brain. The Male Brain draws on my twenty-five years of clinical experience as a neuropsychiatrist. Seems odd, since I’ve GOT one brain that is and presumptively would have less to learn.


Over the course of a man’s life, brizendune brain will be formed and re-formed according to a blueprint drafted both by genes and male sex hormones. What you need to know to start your day. I thought the study based in Utah about men’s blood pressure actually going down brizenxine warm touch was interesting.

A male cell has a Y chromosome and the female does not.

The Male Brain

Una obra dedicada al cerebro masculino y sus rasgos diferenciales. Perhaps she would say that our desire for sex, although restrained or amplified or deviant, is still, at its core, a desire to spread our DNA. Mar 23, Minutes Buy. Brizendine claims that her goal is to encourage compassion and understanding between men and women, but in fact I think her book is more likely to have the opposite effect.

Impeccably researched and at the cutting edge of scientific knowledge, this is a book that every man, and especially every woman bedeviled by a man, will need to own. I can see that a lot of people, some of whom I have high regard for did not particularly care for this book. I do wish that both “brain” books would have spent more time examining exceptions: Maybe ultimately this is what we should aim for?

For my male brain, the organization made perfect sense, and I was easily able to sit down and read the entire book through in a couple of sittings. There’s a map of the brain, a short glossary of the most important hormones, a chart laying out the different phases of a man’s life, a short, clear introduction, seven concise, short, well-organized, very easy-to-read chapters describing the stages of a man’s life in chronological order, and a very short epilogue and appendix at the end.

They are more than their gender and sexuality, and yet it is intrinsic to who they are.

This Sometimes half the truth is worse than a lie. Return to Book Page. Evan Balaban and Rebecca M. What I did not enjoy about the book was that it felt like an incomplete sentence. I have to break with the pack on this one as come out as a fan.


When a baby is on the way, the male brain changes in specific and dramatic ways to form the daddy brain. They have to fight. As women, we may love men, live with men and bear sons, but we have yet to understand men and boys. The book was awful. View all 3 comments. We also know that men have two and a half times the brain space devoted to sexual drive in their hypothalamus.

There was no doubt that Ryan and Nicole were in braun. In the epilogue, the author states that she believes this book “can provide men with a sense of relief at finally being understood. Males tend to want to ‘fix it fast’; women want empathy. There is more of a case study approach, which can feel padded with fluff to me, in books of this sort.

Read by Kimberly Farr Category: I wish all non-fiction books were this well-written. Louann Brizendine, the founder of the first clinic in the country to study gender differences in brain, behavior, and hormones, turns her attention to the male brain, showing how, through every phase of life, the “male reality” is fundamentally different from the female one.

I have more faith in men. I can believe that men are hardwired to look at bazooms. The female and male brains hear, see, intuit, and gauge what others are feeling in braln own special ways.

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