Sex beyond the genitalia: The human brain mosaic

@article{Joel2015SexBT,
  title={Sex beyond the genitalia: The human brain mosaic},
  author={D. Joel and Zohar Berman and I. Tavor and Nadav Wexler and Olga Gaber and Yaniv Stein and Nisan Shefi and J. Pool and Sebastian Urchs and D. Margulies and F. Liem and J. H{\"a}nggi and L. J{\"a}ncke and Y. Assaf},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences},
  year={2015},
  volume={112},
  pages={15468 - 15473}
}
Significance Sex/gender differences in the brain are of high social interest because their presence is typically assumed to prove that humans belong to two distinct categories not only in terms of their genitalia, and thus justify differential treatment of males and females. Here we show that, although there are sex/gender differences in brain and behavior, humans and human brains are comprised of unique “mosaics” of features, some more common in females compared with males, some more common in… Expand
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