Sex On The Brain: The Biological Differences Between Men And Women

deDeborah Blum

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1 juillet 1998|
Sex On The Brain: The Biological Differences Between Men And Women de Deborah Blum
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Go beyond the headlines and the hype to get the newest findings in the burgeoning field of gender studies. Drawing on disciplines that include evolutionary science, anthropology, animal behavior, neuroscience, psychology, and endocrinology, Deborah Blum explores matters ranging from the link between immunology and sex to male/female gossip styles. The results are intriguing, startling, and often very amusing. For instance, did you know that. . .

• Male testosterone levels drop in happy marriages; scientists speculate that women may use monogamy to control male behavior
• Young female children who are in day-care are apt to be more secure than those kept at home; young male children less so
• Anthropologists classify Western societies as "mildly polygamous"

The Los Angeles Times has called Sex on the Brain "superbly crafted science writing, graced by unusual compassion, wit, and intelligence, that forms an important addition to the literature of gender studies."
Pulitzer Prize winner Deborah Blum is a professor of science journalism at the University of Wisconsin. She worked as a newspaper science writer for twenty years, winning the Pulitzer in 1992 for her writing about primate research, which she turned into a book, The Monkey Wars (Oxford, 1994). Her other books include Sex on the Brain (V...
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Titre :Sex On The Brain: The Biological Differences Between Men And Women
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :352 pages, 7.8 X 5.1 X 0.8 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :352 pages, 7.8 X 5.1 X 0.8 po
Publié le :1 juillet 1998
Publié par :Penguin Publishing Group
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780140263480

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