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We wanted to know more about how modern-day life affects the female brain because we are an office of mostly females, who recognize the struggle to find balance in work, home, and personal life.

Angie and I were thrilled when we were given the opportunity to speak with Dr. At least, there are no caves brizedine this book! I’d like to believe that the strong, smart and capable women in my life are more than just constructs of their current hormonal flux.

However, I can completely understand why many woman are outraged by such a book.

The Female Brain

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Review quote “Finally, a satisfying answer to Freud’s question: Review Text “Ranging from sex to breast-feeding, fights to teenage girls, Brizendine communicates in a fresh, engaging style, explaining the structure of the brain, which determines women’s thoughts, values and communication skills. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. On the positive side of things, I found small pockets of the book mildly interesting.

The brizendkne rush once again suppresses anxiety and skepticism and reinforces the love circuits in the brain. Dd have thoroughly enjoyed reading this book and learned a lot by reading it. Feb 12, Amanda Root rated it it was amazing. Not that she doesn’t have a right to louanh her drivel on the world, but damn, do I wish that no one would ever read it.

My mom recommended it, I think, because she was overjoyed to discover a scientific rationale for her new-found post-menopausal selfishness which I think is a good thing for her Aug 07, Pages.


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. Wow — I think I need a little more information before I can accept that line of reasoning.

Mar 17, Audrey Babkirk Wellons rated it did not like it Recommends it for: View all 4 comments. Apple Audible downpour eMusic audiobooks. Don’t bother to worry about the effects these drugs might have on her developing brain. I can prove it with ‘science’!

We recently shared our podcast interview with Dr. Again and again she uses descriptions of testosterone “destroying” part of the male brain and kouann “default female” fetus growing unabated, etc etc etc. While I do think that it was a worthwhile read, I wish the author had delved a bit deeper than she did. Hard science it is not. On what I found out about the female brain: We are used to thinking of this longing as only psychological, but it’s louanm physical.

Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive? Thanks to this book, my mother and I hug more often in order to secrete oxytocin so she doesn’t abandon me. About Louann Brizendine, M. It’s also amazing that the book has been edited down to only pages. The book sold well but received mixed reviews, because there was some controversy from feminist writers about the validity of some of the content.

I find I can often forgive this shortcoming if their science is sound and interestingbut sadly Louanne Brizendine seems to rely on her own personal experience from cases she has observed firsthand and vague, undocumented, anecdotal “evidence” almost exclusively. Jun 05, Nicole rated it liked it Shelves: She also reveals the neurological explanations behind why 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.

It was, in general, pretty poorly written, but often scientists don’t make the all time best writers. In fact I couldn’t even finish it because I was having fantasies of setting it on fire. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. She gracefully explained that many years ago in Western culture we had many layers of human connections with close family and friends who often shared the responsibilities brizeendine raising and educating children and caring for a home.


Every brain begins as a female brain. View all 9 comments. If you have attempted to read this book before and came away with a bad taste in your mouth maybe you ought to try again open mindedly.

Also I still see this book featured in barnes and noble This book needs no parody. 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. Academic feminists have given mixed reviews to The Female Brain. Such information is conveniently left unmentioned throughout the book in order not to trouble readers’ minds with cumbersome facts.

The Female Brain by Louann Brizendine

She has a friend yes, one, one friend who did this. Pages to import images to Brizendins. Sus conclusiones son demasiado similares a las convenciones sociales de los 50′ para mi tranquilidad las ciencias son para los hombres y las humani Apasionante estudio del efecto de las hormonas en el cerebro femenino y como estas influyen en nuestro comportamiento a lo largo de todas las etapas de la vida.

In the short time it took remale to read it, I observed females and the way they interact in comparison to males. In generations past, the young girl would have been taught to deal with her raging emotions and she would have been expected to live by family guidelines whether she liked it or not?