Friday, April 02, 2010

Brain Science

Spice, Nice, Snails, Tails
Neuropsychiatrist Louann Brizendine, author of best-selling book The Female Brain (2006), recently followed up with a companion volume, The Male Brain. Both titles explore how pink and blue brains are mostly alike... but different...

Though Brizendine's breezy contentions are the subject of debate in scientific communities, both books include plenty of "aha!" moments for fans of the Venus-Mars franchise.

Surf's Up
Listen to a 2006 NPR author interview about the girl book and a GMA interview about the boy book.