Pink Brain, Blue Brain
How Small Differences Grow Into Troublesome Gaps -- And What We Can Do about It
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|Format:||Paperback / softback, 420 pages|
|Other Information: ||Illustrated|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 September 2010|
"Lise Eliot nimbly refutes the overemphasis on sex differences that has dominated popular thinking in our Mars and Venus age--but without resorting to a facile denial of differences, either. This is a lively, marvelously clear and readable book that combines all the latest research on sex differences with smart, sensible and humane advice to parents on how bring out the fullest potential in both boys and girls."
--Margaret Talbot, Staff Writer, "The New Yorker
"I wish that "Pink Brain, Blue Brain" had been available when my children were small. It's smart about our biology, smart about our culture--and genuinely thought-provoking in considering the way the two intersect. Read it if you're a parent seeking some savvy insight on child rearing, as a teacher looking to help students--or just read it for the pleasure of understanding yourself a little better."
--Deborah Blum, Pulitzer Prize winner and author of "Sex on the Brain: The Biological Differences Between Men and Women
"Lise Eliot surveys the real science of sex differences in a way that is clear and careful as well as entertaining, and her advice on everything from public policy to parenting is sensible and scientifically grounded."
-- Mark Liberman, University of Pennsylvania
"Lise Eliot covers a wealth of the best scientific work on gender in an accessible and engaging style. The suggestions she offers for raising and teaching children are well grounded in research and readily implemented in practice. "Pink Brain, Blue Brain "is an excellent resource for parents, educators, and anyone else interested in how boys and girls develop."
--Lynn S. Liben, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Penn State University
"I can't stop talking about Pink Brain, Blue Brain. Every time I see a toddler on a playground, or walk into a toy store, I remember some remarkable new fact I learned from Lise Eliot. This book will change the way you think about boys, girls, and
|Publisher: ||Mariner Books|
|Dimensions: ||20.07 x 14.22 x 2.59 centimeters (0.40 kg)|