The Male Brain: A Breakthrough Understanding Of How Men And Boys Think

January 25, 2011|
The Male Brain: A Breakthrough Understanding Of How Men And Boys Think by Louann Brizendine
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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 male brain.

Dr. 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. Exploring the latest breakthroughs in male psychology and neurology with her trademark accessibility and candor, she reveals that the male brain:

-is a lean, mean, problem-solving machine. Faced with a personal problem, a man will use his analytical brain structures, not his emotional ones, to find a solution. 
-thrives under competition, instinctively plays rough and is obsessed with rank and hierarchy.
-has an area for sexual pursuit that is 2.5 times larger than the female brain, consuming him with sexual fantasies about female body parts.
-experiences such a massive increase in testosterone at puberty that he perceive others'' faces to be more aggressive.

The Male Brain
finally overturns the stereotypes. 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.
Louann Brizendine, M.D., a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the National Board of Medical Examiners, is an endowed clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco. She is founder and director of the Women’s Mood and Hormone Clinic. After receiving her degree in neurob...
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Title:The Male Brain: A Breakthrough Understanding Of How Men And Boys Think
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:304 pages, 7.97 X 5.17 X 0.64 in
Shipping dimensions:304 pages, 7.97 X 5.17 X 0.64 in
Published:January 25, 2011
Publisher:Harmony/Rodale
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780767927543

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