A tale of two sexes

Neuron. 2014 Jun 18;82(6):1196-9. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2014.05.021.


This year marks the first time that the largest Neuroscience societies in the U.S. and Europe are led by females. Here we discuss the challenges that women face in moving through the ranks of academia and propose ways to increase women's representation in the field.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Career Mobility*
  • Europe
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Leadership*
  • Neurosciences / trends*
  • Sex Factors
  • Societies, Scientific / trends*
  • United States