Sex Influences on the Brain: An Issue Whose Time Has Come

Neuron. 2015 Dec 16;88(6):1084-1085. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2015.11.021.


The issue of sex influences on the brain is rapidly moving center stage, driven by abundant results proving that subject sex can and regularly does alter, negate, and even reverse neuroscientific findings and conclusions down to the molecular level and thus can no longer be justifiably marginalized or ignored.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Brain / metabolism*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide / physiology
  • Sex Characteristics*