Brain Storm

Brain Storm

The Flaws in the Science of Sex Differences

Book - 2010
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"Rebecca Jordan-Young takes on the evidence that sex differences are hardwired into the brain. Analyzing virtually all published research that supports the claims of 'human brain organization theory,' Jordan-Young reveals how often these studies fail the standards of science. Even if careful researchers point out the limits of their own studies, other researchers and journalists can easily ignore them because brain organization theory just sounds so right. But if a series of methodological weaknesses, questionable assumptions, inconsistent definitions, and enormous gaps between ambiguous findings and grand conclusions have accumulated through the years, then science isn{u2019}t scientific at all."--Publisher's description.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2010
Description: xiv, 394 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9780674057302
0674057309
Branch Call Number: 612.82 Jor

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