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Are male brains from Mars and females' from Venus?

Ivan gets his head examined as he looks at the difference between male and female minds

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12.28 15 Feb 2019


Are male brains from Mars and females' from Venus?


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12.28 15 Feb 2019


So we know there are differences physically between men and women’s bodies, but what - if any - are the differences between the male and female brain?

Can science give us a clue as to whether in fact men are from Mars and women are from Venus?

Well, it's not that distinct but there are certain areas of the brain that show a difference between boys and girls.

Luckily, Ivan's resident expert on all matters cranial, Shane O'Mara, professor of experimental brain research at Trinity College Dublin, was on hand to enlighten us all.


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