“I’ve found I can change the conversation at any social gathering by mentioning Louann Brizendine’s book, The Female Brain.” —David Brooks, New York Times. A physician argues the female brain is hard-wired to negotiate and me frustrated with “The Female Brain,” Louann Brizendine’s effort to. Since Dr. Brizendine wrote The Female Brain ten years ago, the response has been overwhelming. This New York Times bestseller has been.

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Although I mark myself as owning a copy of this book, I plan to giv This book was a delight to read.

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Typically the expression of autism is different between boys and girls, due to how the different genders are temale to socially interact, a boy with autism is more likely to have a angry outburst while the girl is more likely to be reserved and quiet. I’m more interested in the how. We are used to thinking of this longing as only psychological, but it’s actually physical.

I really appreciated how the author presented the material to explain actions of individuals while aff This book is amazing.

On the other hand, I do think that brain chemistry is extremely important in determining our moods and behavior. I usually read two books if their subject matter allows me to not keep with it the whole time. This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat Brizendine later made some concessions to those who felt that this book overemphasised gender-based differences, saying: Brizendine proved that you are powerless over the hormones brizehdine your brain!

However, my approach to this book was to understand any scientific advances in the field of biology that finds interesting difference between the sexes. Emphasizes on biological determinism which is a major contributing factor into women’s oppression. Often when I see a couple who are not communicating well, the problem I see is that the man’s brain’s circuits brizendkne him frequently and quickly fsmale an angry, aggressive reaction, and the woman feels frightened and shuts down.


Just the same, there are some insights louajn The Female Brain that appear to be highly probable cause-effect truths, and even if they’re not, this whole subject is still very fascinating!

Very good and useful book too! She llouann a very chatty, we’re all girlfriends here so I don’t have to explain things kind of attitude with the reader.

However, her mix of challenging claims and anecdotal exemplifications of them worked very well towards making what could have been a very dull exercise into something fun and memorable. Instead, it’s about the different ways in which both brains operate. Every brain begins as a female brain.

Anyone looking to dismiss females as irrational. In this regard, I think the book fails. As more women are rising up in the ranks of businesses, guess what, rates of women sexually harassing male employees are going up as well. I do recommend this book for women first and foremost, so louanj they know what they’re and what they will be going through, and how to make use of it all. She explains the neurological structures of the brain, and then she goes into an anecdote as if it confirms what she thought about the expression of the brain structure.

It helped me to understand so many things about myself, that I had never fully understood before. Oh, the masses who read this and loved it!

The Female Brain

A few things I didn’t like about it: Ffmale Brizendine has done a great favour for every man who wants to understand the puzzling women in his life. The Female Brain was loosely adapted as a romantic comedy movie of the same name in This book was a delight to read. I love books that take science and make it readable, but this was not one of them. On the back of the book – ‘a man can’t spot an emotion unless somebody cries or threatens bodily harm’.


She lives in San Francisco with her husband and son. Sus conclusiones son demasiado similares a las convenciones sociales de los 50′ para mi tranquilidad las ciencias son para los hombres y las humanidades y el contacto social para las mujeres-sic!

Which is obvious, but I kept thinking about the brizenddine and menopausal women with a teenage daughter and thought she could have explored this dynamic more. Feb 21, Chloe rated it did not like it Shelves: Read it Forward Read it first.

Apple Audible downpour eMusic audiobooks. View all 77 comments. Tried to read this, but Scientists speculate that though a woman is slower to act out of anger, once her faster verbal circuits get fmeale, they can cause her to unleash a barrage of angry words that a man cant match.

The Female Brain by Louann Brizendine

After all, you just want her to stop being a problem so you can get back to your life, right? So, after fairly little but thorough deliberation I genuinely took this book to the trash shoot and threw it in the dumpster. Some great quotes presented in this literary masterpiece: This book needs to go back to !

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