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Chimps' 'girl talk' uses more negative gestures - 0 views

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    Female chimpanzees are more "negative" when communicating with other females, research has found.
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Male and female brains wired differently, scans reveal | Science | The Guardian - 0 views

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    Maps of neural circuitry show women's brains are suited to social skills and memory, men's perception and co-ordination
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Why it's time for brain science to ditch the 'Venus and Mars' cliche | Science | The Ob... - 0 views

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    Reports trumpeting basic differences between male and female brains are biological determinism at its most trivial, says the science writer of the year
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Good dancing is 'sign of male strength', study says - 0 views

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    Heterosexual men eye up other men's physical qualities from their dance moves - just as women do - researchers in Newcastle have found.
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Teenage Boys, Worried About Body Image, Take Health Risks - NYTimes.com - 0 views

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    It is not just girls these days who are consumed by an unattainable body image.
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Evolved Foraging underlies sex differences in shopping - 0 views

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    This study documents that men and women experience and perform consumer shopping differently, and in ways consistent with adaptations to the sexually dimorphic foraging strategies utilized during recent human evol
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Eating disorders in young men 'are being overlooked' - 0 views

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    Young men with an eating disorder are not getting the help and support they need because of a perceptions about a "women's illness", say researchers.
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Philip Zimbardo: The demise of guys? - 0 views

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    Psychologist Philip Zimbardo asks, "Why are boys struggling?" He shares some stats (lower graduation rates, greater worries about intimacy and relationships) and suggests a few reasons -- and he asks for your help!
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You've already judged this robot - 0 views

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    Historically we've enjoyed arguing that women are inherently different to men, not only in our physical lady-bits but in our temperament, abilities and behaviours. Testosterone and other hormones, different brain structures, they all lead to certain inevitable "hard-wired" gender-based differences and, even, inequalities.
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Fighting Depression, One Village at a Time - 0 views

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    A community mental health nurse discussed stress management with women in a village near the town of Bireuen, on Aceh's east coast.
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BPS Research Digest: Women's true maths skills unlocked by pretending to be someone else - 0 views

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    There's an unfounded gender stereotype that says women aren't as good at maths as men. Reminding them of this prior to a maths task usually undermines their performance - just one example of a harmful phenomenon known as stereotype threat.
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Sandra Aamodt: Why dieting doesn't usually work | Talk Video | TED - 0 views

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    n the US, 80% of girls have been on a diet by the time they're 10 years old. In this honest, raw talk, neuroscientist Sandra Aamodt uses her personal story to frame an important lesson about how our brains manage our bodies, as she explores the science behind why dieting not only doesn't work, but is likely to do more harm than good. She suggests ideas for how to live a less diet-obsessed life, intuitively.
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