“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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In this regard, I think the book fails. In the end the angry outburst gets more attention and therefore a diagnose occurs, while a quiet child is hardly seen as problematic, and therefore no source of that favorable behavior is sought.

Try reading with an open mind and realize that she isn’t trying to oppress women but is merely showing the relationship of evolution to the human brain. Sure it’s times longer, but it doesn’t traffic in stereotypes and certainly believes that we have evolved from the Stone Age.

The Female Brain

The examples she gave of little toddler and preschooler boys and girls to prove lkuann points of superiority were completely annoying to me. Apasionante estudio del efecto de las hormonas en el cerebro femenino y como estas influyen en brizenine comportamiento a lo largo de todas las etapas de la vida.

This book tells girls “Of course you are the emotional irrational mess society says that you are! A breezy and enlightening guide to women – and a must-read for femaale — Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence “Sassy, witty, reassuring and great fun.

Accessible, fun and compelling, and based on more than three decades of research, The Female Brain will help women to better understand themselves – and the men in their lives. Although I mark myself as owning a copy of this book, I plan to giv This book was a delight to read. I’m finding myself recommending this book to everyone–female and male.


Louann Brizendine – The Female Brain – Tom Butler-Bowdon

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. She also does a bit of the same for the male gender and it is really very eye Okay, this is serious. All of which enforce behavior which you know of as a set of common stereotypes. I understand the way men think now too, and have actually saved myself a lot of heart ache and stress by not wasting a lot of hurt and emotion on misreading things my fiance says and does.

The book also includes three appendices on hormone therapypostpartum depressionand sexual orientation.

Look Inside Reading Guide. Don’t bother your pretty little emotional wreck of a head with math and science you are just not wired to understand it anyway. You know what I stopped reading this book on page To be honest, I didn’t like it at first when she started talking about females as super human beings, and how we men are just simply limited Hey, I have to be a little defensive!

I am brkzendine if my initial positive review caused anyone to likewise read it and believe the same distorted views about women.

A breezy and enlightening guide to women—and a must-read for men. Aug 07, Pages Buy. This fact was once interpreted as meaning that women were not as smart as men. It made me wonder what my personality would be left with once I didn’t have any hormones? Emphasizes on biological determinism which is a major contributing factor into women’s oppression. In The Female BrainDr. Well, if that’s the case, then an experiment conducted in NY proved that the brain is actually located in a person’s neck and not the head.

Please do not believe what is said in this book before you check the references.

Many reviewers also took it at face value see http: The brixendine that the author uses them, to support her theory, in my opinion, makes her the book lose all credibility. It was really educational and insightful. I now find myself looking at Louisa and thinking how her brain is begging for reassurance that she’s doing ‘it’ right.

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Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Return to Book Page. However, as the book went along, it started having a more moderate and reasonable tone. Feb 12, Amanda Root rated it it was amazing. She has more than three decades of experience as a physician, psychiatrist, psychopharmacologist and has studied the female brain for the past 20 years. She continues to combine research work with clinical practice and teaching, focusing on the affects on mood, energy, sexual function and general well-being of hormonal influences on the brain.

Then it got into the book. There’s not much scientif The takeaway from this book is that the average woman is a hyper-sensitive control freak ruled by hormones such as estrogen, progesterone, oxytocin, testosterone in the same way that some people feel they’re controlled by the movement of the stars.

What this book is, is an attempt to understand the circuitry of the female brain; which, hasn’t been thouroughly investigated until thirty years prior to now.

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Review quote “Finally, a satisfying answer to Freud’s question: Aug 07, Pages. Dec 15, Jason Koivu rated it really liked it Shelves: She just takes a small portion of it to prove her point.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Sweeping statements are made about entire genders. What is an emotion, and how do you know you’re having one anyways? She also reveals the neurological explanations behind why Tried to louqnn this, but Activities such as caressing, kissing, gazing, hugging, and orgasm can replenish the chemical bond of love and trust in the brain.