Louann Brizendine, author of “The Female Brain,” examines the gulf between the sexes, this time from the male side. 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. The cover of “The Male Brain” by psychiatrist Louann Brizendine, known for her bestseller “The Female Brain.” REUTERS/Broadway Books.
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What is it then? View all 5 comments. July 13, 6: Anyways, nice try, but jeepers, step back a few paces.
You could say that my whole career prepared me to write my first book, The Female Brain. No mention that perhaps men brizendne control themselves.
His brain circuits for mate protection and territorial defense are hormonally primed for action starting at puberty.
I think this book will only help me feel more secure in backing them up in those pursuits. There was great amounts of explanation, but no follow-through.
Between the two, the inherent neurological and hormonal differences between the sexes is examined, and explains why each gender is statistically more likely to exhibit certain traits and behaviours at various stages of life. Acts of violence and aggression are actually just kind of a mystery to me.
I had never heard the term “andropause,” so I was interested to learn that there was such a thing male analogue to menopause. Hardcoverpages. Apple Audible downpour eMusic audiobooks. Occasionally she does it right, offering the necessary hedges such as “boys more often than girls lousnn go behind their parents’ backs to take risks and break rules” p.
The Male Brain by Louann Brizendine
I also felt that a lot of the information presented was skewed to a Western perspective. Faced mzle a personal problem, a man will use his analytical brain structures, not his emotional ones, to find a solution. Perhaps she would say that our desire for sex, although restrained or amplified or deviant, is still, at its core, a desire to spread our DNA.
I completely understand the criticism. Aug 22, Pietro Condello rated it really liked it. My lack of boy-smarts was about to matter more than I imagined. It does level off some when puberty is completed. There was no doubt that Ryan and Nicole were in sync. She mentioned at the close of this book that she feels there are many misconceived notions about males, and she would like to be a person that helps those notions fall by the wayside.
Exploring the latest breakthroughs in male psychology and neurology with her trademark accessibility and candor, she reveals that the male brain: Males tend to want to ‘fix it fast’; women want empathy. And along the way, you will pick up some valuable tips to help you understand, appreciate and connect with the men in your life.
I would have preferred to listen to a full version. Instead, what I found was a narrow view of the stereotypical man told through anecdotes that read like a cheesy romance novel.
“Male Brain” book sheds light on how men think
For example, many of these cited studies are based tests done to a dozen men and women, mostly students in Western colleges the dark side to many a psychological paper.
Feb 22, Summer rated it really liked it. Mar 23, Pages Buy. For my male brain, the organization made perfect sense, and I was easily able to sit down and read the entire book through in a couple of sittings. Oct 04, Cheryl rated it it was ok Shelves: This book is fine for a g The Male Brain provides interesting insight on louwnn men sometimes act the way they do, and how their hormone levels fluctuate throughout life.
Last I checked I have a penis.
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But I have to admit, I laughed out loud a bunch of times while listening to this thing I have the audio ver I can see that a lot of people, some of whom I have high regard for did not particularly care for mzle book. This was an interesting quick read with a few points is never been introduced to before.
The Male Brain by Louann Brizendine. The distinct brain structures and hormonal biology in the male similarly produce a uniquely male reality at every stage of life. In the male brain, it’s testosterone, vasopressin and a hormone called MIS mullerian inhibiting substance that have some of the earliest liuann most enduring effects.
The statistics are pretty mind-blowing for most people: Jul 12, Amber Spencer rated it really liked it.
Excerpt: ‘The Male Brain’
They are hardwired to need it just as much as food. This book describes what men are typically like at different stages of life and details how specific hormones affect men’s brains to make them that way. I wouldn’t recommend this for someone not married.
Jan 25, Pages Buy. But they’re no replacement for actually talking to one another and getting to know each person, male or female, as an individual.
There are also the “seek and pursue” baby boy brain, the “must move or I will die” toddler brain; the sleep-deprived, deeply bored, danger-seeking teen brain; the passionately bonded mating brain; the besotted daddy brain, the obsessed-with-hierarchy aggressive brain and the fix-it-fast emotional brain.
In its worst example, it explicates romantic attraction as if it were basically just a matter of lining up pheromones and seeing what matches; it takes complex human interactions and tries to reduce them to simple chemistry. Toddler boys are wired to run around. 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.
LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. I recommend this book to both men and women.