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It's Not Just Einstein: Study Shows Differences In Male Brain

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December 10, 1999
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Scientists at Johns Hopkins have discovered "striking" differences between men and women in a part of the brain linked with ability to estimate time, judge speed, visualize things three-dimensionally and solve mathematical problems. The differences, the researchers say, may underlie well-known trends that vary by sex, such as the fact that more men than women are architects, mathematicians and race-car drivers.

"There's also a grain of truth, revealed through the brain structure, that we think underlies some of the ways people characterize the sexes."


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