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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Sometimes half the truth is worse than a lie.

“Male Brain” book sheds light on how men think

brizeendine This audio book enlightened me and made me wish I’d read it before I got married or even once I started dating. I get bored with some of the stories, but hey, it was informative.

No trivia or quizzes yet. I enjoyed this book. My early discovery of this basic inequity led me to base my career at Harvard and the University of California—San Francisco UCSF around understanding how hormones affect the female and male brains differently and to found the Women’s Mood and Hormone clinic.

Sep 14, Sally rated it liked it. Such results are interesting and thought-provoking, but difficult to generalize.

Apr 05, Rachel rated it really liked it. Also, I found out that if I were a lizard, I’d want to partner with a blue-throat lizard – the one who is true to his mate. If it were not an insult to be seen as “less of a man”, but merely a simple statement of personality, like “less introverted”, then perhaps we could characterize masculinity in some quantitative way and then say that some people are more or less masculine.



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In the epilogue, the author states that she believes this book “can provide men with a sense of relief at finally being understood. And this male brain louznn produces his distinctly male behaviors. Male and female brains are different from the moment of conception. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. See all books by Louann Brizendine, M.

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. In the section on middle-aged married life, a couple went for marriage counseling. I was particularly entertained by the parts about genetic monogamy and voles.

Nov 15, Gizem rated it it was amazing. Faced with a personal problem, a man will use his analytical brain structures, not his emotional ones, to find a solution.

The Male Brain

It was a series of visits to the writer, and as she puts along her lounn and her anecdotes, and her researches, she was able to narrate the genetics and the chemicals and all those scientific bl “I believe that learning about the male brain can help men and women feel more intimacy, compassion, and appreciation for each other. By Louann Brizendine, M.

She ranted at her husband about the problems she was having at work. And this book gave me some insight lousnn working with adolescent boys that I was hoping to get and didn’t at a workshop last month, so I was glad to have that gap filled in.

And we have then taken that natural push that everyone has to procreate, and by cultural means or whatever, have turned sex into something else. Aug 05, Spencer rated it liked it. There was great amounts of explanation, but no follow-through.

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The Male Brain by Louann Brizendine, M.D. | : Books

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. Add to Cart Add to Cart. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It explores primatology, animal studies, and observation of infants, children, and teens, seeking insights into how particular behaviors are programmed into the male brain by a combination of nature and nurture. There are a few parts where the author describes scenes along with what’s happening in the brain No mention that perhaps men can control themselves.

Quotes from The Male Brain. Lists with This Book. The book was great in explaining the many hormones that “rule” the male brain and the different stages a man’s brain goes through. You can make a strong case for it in most of the animal kingdom but it seems such a small motive in humans. Occasionally she does it right, offering the necessary hedges such as “boys more often than girls will go behind their parents’ backs to take risks and break rules” p.

Again, I do not have a problem with video games, but it was interesting to understand a little more.