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LEONARD SAX, M.D., Ph.D., is a physician and a psychologist and the founder of the National Association for Single-Sex Public Education. His scholarly work has been published in a wide variety of prestigious journals including American Psychologist, Behavioral Neuroscience, Journal of the American Medical Association, Journal of the American College of Nutrition, Journal of Family Practice, Annals of Family Medicine, Journal of Sex Research, and others. He has been a featured guest on CNN, PBS, Fox News, Voice of America, NPR's Talk of the Nation, and many other news programs, discussing the importance of sex differences in how children learn.

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..".a lucid guide to male and female brain differences." -- David Brooks, The New York Times "Why Gender Matters is a fabulous resource for teachers and parents. Dr. Sax combines his extensive knowledge of the research on gender issues with practical advice in cogent, highly readable prose. I am eager to have my colleagues at school read this book and discuss it!" --Martha Cutts, Director of Upper School, National Cathedral School, Washington, D.C. "In this reader-friendly book, Dr. Sax combines his comprehensive knowledge of the scientific literature with numerous interesting case studies to argue for his thesis that single-sex education is advantageous." --Dr. Sandra Witelson, Albert Einstein/Irving Zucker Chair in Neuroscience, McMaster University "Extremely interesting . . . Challenged many of my basic assumptions and helped me to think about gender in a new way." --Joan Ogilvy Holden, Head of School, St. Stephen's School, Alexandria, Virginia ."..a lucid guide to male and female brain differences." --""David Brooks, "The New York Times" ""Why Gender Matters" is a fabulous resource for teachers and parents. Dr. Sax combines his extensive knowledge of the research on gender issues with practical advice in cogent, highly readable prose. I am eager to have my colleagues at school read this book and discuss it!" --Martha Cutts, Director of Upper School, National Cathedral School, Washington, D.C. "In this reader-friendly book, Dr. Sax combines his comprehensive knowledge of the scientific literature with numerous interesting case studies to argue for his thesis that single-sex education is advantageous." --Dr. Sandra Witelson, Albert Einstein/Irving Zucker Chair in Neuroscience, McMaster University "Extremely interesting . . . Challenged many of my basic assumptions and helped me to think about gender in a new way." --Joan Ogilvy Holden, Head of School, St. Stephen's School, Alexandria, Virginia .,."a lucid guide to male and female brain differences." --" "David Brooks, "The New York Times" ""Why Gender Matters" is a fabulous resource for teachers and parents. Dr. Sax combines his extensive knowledge of the research on gender issues with practical advice in cogent, highly readable prose. I am eager to have my colleagues at school read this book and discuss it!" --Martha Cutts, Director of Upper School, National Cathedral School, Washington, D.C. "In this reader-friendly book, Dr. Sax combines his comprehensive knowledge of the scientific literature with numerous interesting case studies to argue for his thesis that single-sex education is advantageous." --Dr. Sandra Witelson, Albert Einstein/Irving Zucker Chair in Neuroscience, McMaster University "Extremely interesting . . . Challenged many of my basic assumptions and helped me to think about gender in a new way." --Joan Ogilvy Holden, Head of School, St. Stephen's School, Alexandria, Virginia ..."a lucid guide to male and female brain differences." --" "David Brooks, "The New York Times" ""Why Gender Matters" is a fabulous resource for teachers and parents. Dr. Sax combines his extensive knowledge of the research on gender issues with practical advice in cogent, highly readable prose. I am eager to have my colleagues at school read this book and discuss it!" --Martha Cutts, Director of Upper School, National Cathedral School, Washington, D.C. "In this reader-friendly book, Dr. Sax combines his comprehensive knowledge of the scientific literature with numerous interesting case studies to argue for his thesis that single-sex education is advantageous." --Dr. Sandra Witelson, Albert Einstein/Irving Zucker Chair in Neuroscience, McMaster University "Extremely interesting . . . Challenged many of my basic assumptions and helped me to think about gender in a new way." --Joan Ogilvy Holden, Head of School, St. Stephen's School, Alexandria, Virginia ""Why Gender Matters" is a fabulous resource for teachers and parents. Dr. Sax combines his extensive knowledge of the research on gender issues with practical advice in cogent, highly readable prose. I am eager to have my colleagues at school read this book and discuss it!" --Martha Cutts, Director of Upper School, National Cathedral School, Washington, D.C. "In this reader-friendly book, Dr. Sax combines his comprehensive knowledge of the scientific literature with numerous interesting case studies to argue for his thesis that single-sex education is advantageous." --Dr. Sandra Witelson, Albert Einstein/Irving Zucker Chair in Neuroscience, McMaster University "Extremely interesting . . . Challenged many of my basic assumptions and helped me to think about gender in a new way." --Joan Ogilvy Holden, Head of School, St. Stephen's School, Alexandria, Virginia ""Why Gender Matters is a fabulous resource for teachers and parents. Dr. Sax combines his extensive knowledge of the research on gender issues with practical advice in cogent, highly readable prose. I am eager to have my colleagues at school read this book and discuss it!" --Martha Cutts, Director of Upper School, National Cathedral School, Washington, D.C. "In this reader-friendly book, Dr. Sax combines his comprehensive knowledge of the scientific literature with numerous interesting case studies to argue for his thesis that single-sex education is advantageous." --Dr. Sandra Witelson, Albert Einstein/Irving Zucker Chair in Neuroscience, McMaster University "Extremely interesting . . . Challenged many of my basic assumptions and helped me to think about gender in a new way." --Joan Ogilvy Holden, Head of School, St. Stephen's School, Alexandria, Virginia

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