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. Men and women are more alike than different, but vive la difference. ‘The Male Brain’ author Dr. Louann Brizendine talks to TIME about sex. The cover of “The Male Brain” by psychiatrist Louann Brizendine, known for her bestseller “The Female Brain.” REUTERS/Broadway Books.

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They have no self control. Is there a monogamy gene? View all 5 comments.

You say the “area for sexual pursuit” is 2. For example, testosterone makes some men angry and violent. It was fascinating to learn how much the brain changes throughout a lifetime and how it is constantly changing, growing and learning through a persons entire life. And this male brain biology produces his distinctly male behaviors. Btain was an interesting quick read with a few points is never been introduced to before.

Kind of interesting, but a little light on meaningful content. I highly recommend both of Ms.

If you want the most recent information about the male brain and what it really means–then this is a good book. The ones with the shorter ones are more likely to be bachelors.

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. Scientists found that the montane vole had a short version of the vasopressin receptor gene, and the monogamous one had a long version of it.


‘The Male Brain’ by Dr. Louann Brizendine – ABC News

May 23, AnnARegina Enyedi rated it it was amazing. They have to cheat. Men also have larger processors in the core of the most primitive area of the brain, which registers fear and triggers protective aggression — the amygdala. I highly recommend this book.

Louann Brizendine: ‘The Male Brain’

No trivia rbain quizzes yet. She brings the latest in state-of-the-art science in helping us to understand the most ancient and primal of male passions and desires—and viva le difference! Nov 16, R B rated it really liked it. There are several studies that have shown that those males with the longer version are more likely to be married, and their wives are more likely to say they have a happy, successful marriage and there hasn’t been any infidelity.

I think the biggest is that all men want is sex.

But I dont buy her biological determinism. I gave this book five stars due to the thoroughness of its coverage. It offers samplings from neuropsychology, cognitive neuroscience, child development, brain imaging, and psychoneuroendocrinology. Now I can’t mqle to give the book to all my women friends. I wanted to find something eye-opening or enlightening in this book.

In the male brain, it’s testosterone, vasopressin ghe a hormone called MIS mullerian inhibiting substance that have some of the earliest and most enduring effects. I want to read the best book that uses an interdisciplinary approach to understanding men, written by the best mind, preferably in comic book form. Brizendien its worst example, it explicates romantic attraction as if it were basically just a matter of lining up pheromones and seeing what matches; it takes complex human interactions and tries to reduce them to simple chemistry.


The Male Brain by Louann Brizendine

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Last I checked I have a penis. The equivalent for women is vrizendine we are all emotional, and all we want is commitment.

We have learned that men use different brain circuits to process spatial information and solve emotional problems.

If men and women, parents and teachers, start out with a deeper understanding of the male brain, how it forms, how it is shaped in boyhood and the way it comes to see reality during and after the teen years, brizenidne can create more realistic expectations for boys and men. Indeed, kale 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.