“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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Don’t bother to worry about the effects these drugs might have on her developing brain.

This continues into adulthood, with women speaking on average 20, words a day and men averaging only around 7, It is important that infant girls do not have mothers who are stressed out, as when the girl grows up to have children of her own her ability to be nurturing will be reduced.

Often when I see a couple who are not communicating well, the problem I see is that the man’s brain’s circuits push him frequently and quickly to an angry, aggressive reaction, and the woman feels frightened and shuts down.

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

She also reveals the neurological explanations behind why It helped me to understand so many things about myself, that I had never fully understood before. And its profound scientific understanding of the nature and experience of the female brain continues to guide women as they pass through life stages, to help men better understand the girls and women in their lives, and to illuminate the delicate emotional machinery of a love relationship.


She lives in San Francisco with her husband and son. Scientist simply couldn’t, and didn’t have the equipment, to understand the female brain in relation to the male brain.

Instead, it’s about the different ways in which both brains operate. Inspired by Your Browsing History. I would still rate the book at 2 stars for the saving grace of the book, in my opinion – a few thought provoking ideas peppered throughout the book.

Views Read Edit View history. Having long decried supposed gender differences and endorsed a faith in the universality of reason, much of what Dr.

She just doesn’t keep reminding the reader of the exceptions. Brwin and women actually say the same amount of words per day, around seven thousand.

I was left feeling like the worst parts of myself are all controlled by my hormones. What this book is, is an attempt to understand the circuitry of the female brain; which, hasn’t been thourou On what I found out about the female brain: Therefore, a woman should breast-feed. What you don’t know, however, is why someone who claims to be so experienced relies solely on anonymous studies and personal anecdotes about herself, u You know an author is out to prove something when she states that she attended Brizebdine, Yale, and Berkeley within the first page of her book.

It is not lack of aptitude that makes women stay out of these fields, but brain-driven attitudes to the work involved.

The Female Brain

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. On an entertainment scale, however, I would give it an 8. Books by Louann Brizendine. Instead of this book, pick up Pink Brain, Blue Brain. Brizendine for her pop-science oversimplification excuse of femae book that will add a modicum of misplaced brsin to the belief that women are powerless over their emotions an hormones. This is a book for the layman.


Studies have shown that men think about sex on average every 52 seconds, while for women it is once a day. But even that seemed wrong. To view it, click here. Warning, put that cup down and swallow that bite “Social reputation is often a factor in male assessment, since the most reproductively successful males also need to pick women who will mate only with them. I understand that this woman is a doctor and I get that she thinks she was doing the world a favor by explaining why women are the way they are.

Retrieved from ” https: What is an emotion, and how do you know you’re having one anyways? This book captured me right from page one, it details all the stages of a woman’s life – and how her brain is affected and changes throughout these stages. Sure it’s times longer, but it doesn’t traffic in stereotypes and certainly believes that we have evolved from the Stone Age. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices.

Nov 13, Rosytown rated it it was ok Recommends it for: Sep 26, David Rim rated it did not like it Recommends it for: I have thoroughly enjoyed reading this book and learned a lot by reading it.