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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She want While this book started out slow, it got better as the author went through the stages of male brain development. Nov 16, R B rated it really liked it. Most interesting thing I learned: I think we are pretty different creatures compared to brsin fish. The book was awful. May 08, Tamra rated it it was ok. So does that mean these hormones affect me in an atypical way?
About The Male Brain 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. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
At one point, the author explicitly stated that a man couldn’t help looking at a woman’s breasts; sorry, but that’s just ridiculous. But for now, it feels deeply luann to be told that because I don’t like sports, have intense emotions, and am sensitive to loud noises, this means lojann my brain is not truly a “male brain”. A breezy and enlightening guide to women and a must-read for men.
A breezy and enlightening guide to women and a must-read for men. At one point, the author explicitly stated that a man couldn’t help looking at a woman’s breasts; sor I wanted to find something eye-opening or enlightening in this book.
“Male Brain” book sheds light on how men think
They are hardwired to need it just as much as food. Yet this means that there are deep differences, at the level of every cell, between the male and female brain.
Impeccably researched and at the cutting edge of scientific knowledge, this is a book that every man, and especially every woman bedeviled by a man, will need to own. It does seem like Dr. She has also served brizendinr bot Louann Brizendine, M. 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.
The orange-throat lizard forms a harem for mating and the yellow-throat lizards sneak in to mate with different female lizards. Jan 12, Maria Ella rated it liked it Shelves: In the male brain, it’s testosterone, vasopressin and a hormone called MIS mullerian inhibiting substance that have some of the earliest and most enduring effects.
Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email. And this book gave me some insight into 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. Stay in Touch Sign up. I realize that I am hardly a typical man; I am intellectual, autistotypic, introverted, sensitive, and bisexual; I am unusually high in IQ, emotion, and empathy; but as I was reading I came to realize that there’s brizenndine wrong with this whole search for “typical men” in the first place.
I think I am a very understanding wife and mother when it comes to my boys and their attitudes and their constant re-telling of fights or sports. She wanted him to listen and give emotional support.
The Male Brain
I considered this as well, and concluded that while that is a tempting and easy proposition, it is simply wrong. This was an interesting quick read with a few brizsndine is never been introduced to before. You want a spouse who is true blue! There was some informative info but for the most part most of it was pretty obvious.
There are so many great, hard working, self controlled, honest men. I thought the brizendin based in Utah about men’s blood pressure actually going down from warm touch was interesting.
However, I feel Brizendine’s a better author than she was while writing the other, and cuts loose a little more, so it’s more fun to read.
The Male Brain by Louann Brizendine
A boy of the age of 8 has about one cup of Testosterone circulating in his blood a day, by the time he is 15 it is two gallons a day.
I would have preferred to listen to a full version. I have to break with the pack on this one as come out as a fan. Indeed, about half of what she said was true about “the male brain” simply wasn’t true of me; “Men accuse women of being too emotional and women accuse men of not being emotional enough” p. Mar 23, Pages. Nor do I find it entertaining to watch other people do violent things. View all 5 comments. Men also have larger brain centers for muscular action and aggression.
Books by Louann Brizendine. You could say that my whole career prepared me to write my first book, The Female Brain. What’s more, when faced with a loved one’s emotional distress, his brain area for problem solving and fixing the situation will immediately spark.
Also like The Female Brain, the sweeping generalizations had to be taken with a grain of salt, but I do appreciate Louann’s hope that these books will lead to more compassion between the sexes, as well as for oneself. I guess it’s rather illustrative of how little it stuck in my brain. This book is fine for a general overview, but if you really want to know how the science works, it might be better to read the studies.
Not quite as eye-opening or as comprehensive as the author’s previous book “The Female Brain”. Last I checked I have a penis. 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.
They have to be selfish. Part of it might be that we assign so much significance to being the proper gender.