Gender Differences in Cortical Activity

The Economist once issued an article posing possible reasons for gender differences in cognitive abilities: stemming from the requirement of hunting and gathering skills to social development. They stated: “One possible explanation is that in the time of hunting and gathering skills were required: men spent time away from camp, tracking animals and fighting off intruders, and women needed social skills to bring up children….The latest research suggests living standards and access to education probably bear more responsibility for cognitive disparity between men and women than genes, nursery colours or the ability to catch a ball.” The Economist We know that … Continue reading Gender Differences in Cortical Activity