Equal ≠ the same: sex differences in the human brain

Cerebrum. 2014 Apr 1;2014:5. eCollection 2014 Mar.


While advances in brain imaging confirm that men and women think in their own way and that their brains are different, the biomedical community mainly uses male animals as testing subjects with the assumption that sex differences in the brain hardly matter. This month's Cerebrum highlights some of the thinking and research that invalidates that assumption.