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Inside Her Pretty Little Head by Philippa Roberts, Jane Cunningham

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Masculine is analytic, focused, linear, logical; feminine is ‘whole-brained’

This first theme is all about intellectual function: the ways in which men tend to think compared with the ways in which women tend to process information.

This area of study centres on the part of the brain called the neo-cortex – the sophisticated, civilised part of the brain where the most enhanced and intellectual functions and processes take place. In the 1970s and 1980s there was – and there still is to some extent – a great interest in the two different hemispheres that make up the neo-cortex: the left brain and the right brain. It was discovered then that the left and right brains performed different parts of the thinking process.3

Left hemisphere(right ...

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