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. Men and women are more alike than different, but vive la difference. ‘The Male Brain’ author Dr. Louann Brizendine talks to TIME about sex. The cover of “The Male Brain” by psychiatrist Louann Brizendine, known for her bestseller “The Female Brain.” REUTERS/Broadway Books.

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You can make a strong case for it in most of the animal kingdom but it seems such a small motive in humans.

The Male Brain by Louann Brizendine, M.D. | : Books

This book is extremely well-written. Como obra divulgativa no entra en criticismos profundos, pero ayuda a comprender un poco mejor, que los hombres, al margen de las diferencias individuales, y contra las esperanzas o deseos de muchos, son eso: Also, I was startled to recognize myself in the description of pre-puberty boys.

And I learned something from this book. Add to Cart Add to Cart.

Tne have to break with the pack on this one as come out as a fan. They grow up with the pressure to suppress their fear and pain, to hide their softer emotions, to stand confidently in the face of challenge. There’s a map of brzin 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.

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Then they switch into another system called the temporal parietal yhe system, which allows them to start Google-searching their entire brain circuit for ways to fix the problem. Jan 30, Angela rated it really liked it Shelves: However, he tried giving her well-intentioned advice to solve her problems.


Between the two, the inherent neurological and bgizendine differences between the sexes is examined, and explains why each gender is statistically more likely to exhibit certain traits and behaviours bgain various stages of life. At one point, the author explicitly stated that thf man couldn’t help looking at a woman’s breasts; sorry, but that’s just ridiculous.

Not quite as eye-opening or as comprehensive as the author’s previous book “The Female Brain”. Get to Know Us. So while I listened to this book, I think it would be better in read visually rather than listened to. As women, we may love men, live with men and bear sons, but we have yet to understand men and boys.

I get bored with some of the stories, brin hey, it was informative. Exploring the latest breakthroughs in male psychology and neurology with her trademark accessibility and candor, she reveals that the male brain:. Also like The Female Brain, the sweeping generalizations had to be taken with a grain of salt, but I do appreciate Louann’s hope that these books will lead to more compassion between the sexes, as well as for oneself.

This book describes how these hormones make men feel good huge simplification there.

Male Brain Author Brizendine on Sex, Love, Why Men Cheat – TIME

I may actually borrow a paper version from the library to reinforce what I learned. Manicurist killed in hit-and-run as customer makes escape without paying. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. View all 4 comments. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

It’s a deep dive into the worlds of men, as well as a fascinating read. But not this time. This book is fine for a g The Male Brain provides interesting insight on why men sometimes act the way they do, and how their hormone levels fluctuate throughout life.


Louann Brizendine: ‘The Male Brain’

In the male brain, it’s testosterone, vasopressin and a hormone called MIS mullerian inhibiting substance that have some of the earliest and most enduring effects. From early childhood we observe different behavior patterns between little boys and girls. Again, I do not have a problem with video games, but it was interesting to understand a little more.

New laws are putting California further at odds with Trump. Nevertheless–it is right there for starting to understand and recognize the male brain in action. It also tends to state the results of various studies as facts, while actual studies will usually have outliers and only certain percent differences between the trial conditions. I also felt that a lot of the information presented was skewed to a Western perspective.

Aug 19, Mark rated it liked it.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I think it’ll help me be a better mother as long as I can remember certain things!

By vrizendine weeks after conception the tiny male testicles begin to produce enough testosterone to marinate the brain and fundamentally alter its structure. Brizandine does do a good job of citing her sources; as far as I can tell, all the trends she cites are indeed statistically valid trends.