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Link: “Why women aren’t from Venus, and men aren’t from Mars

Original post found at: https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-022-03782-6

Article about the efforts of one neuroscientist, Gina Rippon, to counter the prevailing myth that men and women are substantially different at the “brain wiring” level. There’s no real evidence for it. I’m a little surprised by the implication that this is only just now being challenged, because in 2010 I attended a talk by Cordelia Fine about her own book challenging the exact same myth!

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