From the author of the groundbreaking New York Times bestseller The Female Brain, here is the eagerly awaited follow-up book that demystifies the puzzling. Louann Brizendine, author of “The Female Brain,” examines the gulf between the sexes, this time from the male side. The cover of “The Male Brain” by psychiatrist Louann Brizendine, known for her bestseller “The Female Brain.” REUTERS/Broadway Books.

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Jan 12, Maria Ella rated it liked it Shelves: And this book gave me some insight into working with adolescent boys that I was hoping to get and didn’t at a workshop last month, so I was glad to have that gap filled in.

Acts of violence and aggression are actually just kind of a mystery to me. Also by Louann Brizendine, M.

For my male brain, the organization made perfect sense, and I was easily able to sit down and read the entire book through in a couple of sittings. Mar 23, Minutes Buy. By eight weeks after conception the tiny male testicles begin to produce enough testosterone to marinate the brain and fundamentally alter its structure. braun

The Male Brain by Louann Brizendine, M.D. | : Books

Recommended for all females that get frustrated with the males in their life. I found the book very eye opening and enlightening, it was even more fun to read it with my husband, Nick!

There is more of a case study approach, which can feel padded with fluff to maale, in books of this sort.

Aug 05, Spencer rated it liked it. No mention that perhaps men can control themselves. Compassion derives from understanding individuality and accepting diversity, not shoehorning people into rigid categories. This book is fine for a g The Male Brain provides interesting insight on why men sometimes act the way they do, and how their hormone levels fluctuate throughout life. They grow up with the pressure to suppress their fear and pain, to hide their softer emotions, to stand confidently in the face of challenge.


The author of “The Female Brain” tackles a new subject: Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson gives his mom a new home for Christmas in emotional post. Nov 22, Jonathan Karmel rated it it was amazing. I completely understand the criticism. Return to Book Page. I wanted to find something eye-opening or enlightening in this book.

I thought the study based in Utah about men’s blood pressure actually going down from warm touch was interesting. During this time, advances in genetics, electrophysiology and noninvasive brain-mapping technology have ignited a revolution in neuroscientific research and theory. This is her tendency to shorthand “Studies show that to men are more likely to X” as simply “men X”.

Click here to return to the “Good Morning America” Web site. For example, many of these cited studies are based tests done to a dozen men and women, mostly students in Western colleges the dark side to many a psychological paper.

I was right to be nervous. There was some informative info but for the most part most of it was pretty obvious. Lots going on today, so I feel my brain cannot recall all of the good information in this book. You can make a strong case for it in most of the animal kingdom but it seems such a small motive in humans. Not quite as eye-opening or as comprehensive as the author’s previous book “The Female Brain”.


I guess it’s rather illustrative of how little it stuck in my brain.

The Male Brain

In its worst example, it explicates romantic attraction as if it were basically just a matter of lining up pheromones and seeing what matches; it takes complex human interactions and tries to reduce them to simple chemistry.

Want to Read saving…. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. I wouldn’t be surprised if pheromones have something to do with it in fact even this has not been conclusively shownbut there is clearly a lot more to it than that.

The vast new body of brain science together with the work I’ve done with my male patients mael convinced me that through every phase of life, the unique brain structures and hormones of boys and men create a “male reality” that is fundamentally different from the female briizendine, and all too frequently oversimplified and misunderstood. Brizendine served as the inspiration for the film’s main character. Apr 05, Rachel rated it really liked it.

The Male Brain gives sexism an air of scientific respectability. As women, we may love men, live with men and bear sons, but we have yet to understand men and thee. The wife recently got a promotion to a higher-paid, higher-stress position. Maybe they can use mind over matter an O.

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