Fifty shades of grey matter: male vs. female brains
Researchers have been telling us for years about the differences between the male and female brain. This claim, which helps sell popular science books and confirms old stereotypes, makes Prof. Daphna Joel’s blood boil.
Dr. John Gray, the author of the best-selling book “Men Are from Mars; Women Are from Venus,” was a couples counselor and entertaining workshop facilitator in the 1990s. When Gray told women in one of his workshops, “Look, your husbands are like ET − from another planet” and got gales of laughter, he realized that he had stumbled on something important. While he was accused...
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