Open Questions: Gender Differences and Psychology

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Introduction



Recommended references: Web sites

The Science of Gender and Science
A fascinating "debate" between two very high-profile psychological scientists, Steven Pinker and Elizabeth Spelke. This is a must-read. See also the follow-up remarks by several other top experts.
Girl Brain, Boy Brain?
September 2009 Scientific American article. "The two are not the same, but new work shows just how wrong it is to assume that all gender differences are 'hardwired'."
Sex Differences in the Brain
May 2002 Scientific American sidebar, subtitled "Men and women display patterns of behavioral and cognitive differences that reflect varying hormonal influences on brain development."
Gender, Science & Cognition
Brief page by Kevin Dunbar on his research.


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His Brain, Her Brain
Larry Cahill
Scientific American, May 2005
Animal Sexuality
Crews Scientific American, January 1994


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