Men, Get Ready To Develop Brain Envy: Everything You'Ve Ever Wanted To Learn About The Female Brain
Morgan Road Books
On Sale: August 8, 2006
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Every brain begins as a female brain. It only becomes male
eight weeks after conception, when excess testosterone
shrinks the communications center, reduces the hearing
cortex, and makes the part of the brain that processes sex
twice as large.
Louann Brizendine, M.D. is a
pioneering neuropsychiatrist who brings together the latest
findings to show how the unique structure of the female
brain determines how women think, what they value, how they
communicate, and who they’ll love. Brizendine reveals the
neurological explanations behind why
• A woman
uses about 20,000 words per day while a man uses about
• A woman remembers fights that a man
insists never happened
• A teen girl is so
obsessed with her looks and talking on the phone
• Thoughts about sex enter a woman’s brain once every
couple of days but enter a man’s brain about once every
• A woman knows what people are
feeling, while a man can’t spot an emotion unless somebody
cries or threatens bodily harm
• A woman over
50 is more likely to initiate divorce than a
Women will come away from this book knowing
that they have a lean, mean communicating machine. Men will
develop a serious case of brain envy.
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